India provides training to 50 DRI officials

Published On: March 12, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 12: ​Indian government is providing customized five-day training on 'Investigation and Control of Revenue Leakage' for 25 Officers of the Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) of Nepal from Monday.

The training being provided at the request of the Government of Nepal began on Monday at National Academy of Customs, Indirect taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), Faridabad, India.

“The training is fully supported by Government of India under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Program. A total 50 officers from DRI Nepal will be trained under this initiative,” said a press statement issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu. The second batch of 25 officers of DRI Nepal will begin their training at same venue on March 25 2019.

The statement said that the training is likely to strengthen the investigative capabilities of DRI Nepal Officers and make them better equipped and effective in controlling and protecting the revenue leakages from the legitimate economy and thus enhancing DRI Nepal's contribution in the nation building.

The NACIN is the apex training institution of the Government of India in the field of Indirect taxation and drug law enforcement. It is an accredited Regional Training Centre of World Customs Organization for Asia/Pacific Region and also works in collaboration with other international organizations like UNEP, UNODC, SASEC etc. NACIN, with its headquarters at Faridabad, near Delhi, has pan India presence through 18 Zonal and Regional Training Institutes and one Centre of Excellence.

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