The first batch of 21 officers of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) of Nepal has started their 6 day training on ‘Prevention of
Fraud, Bribery and Corruption’ at the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), Gandhi nagar on 16 December 2019. This latest training for Nepali
officers reaffirms India’s continuing commitment for capacity building of Nepali officers. The Second batch of 21 CIAA officers of Nepal is scheduled to undergo
the training from January 11 to 16, 2020.

This is a tailor-made course specially designed at the request of Government of Nepal for a total of 42 CIAA officers. This course will strengthen
the institutional capacity of CIAA to curb corrupt practices and enhance good governance in Nepal. The course mainly focuses on identifying factors for
corruption, its impact on the economy and methodology for its detection and prevention. The Course would enhance skills of CIAA Officers for IT-based
investigations, sharpen their analytical capabilities and help them learn new methodologies which would empower them to detect, prevent and prosecute
corrupt and fraudulent individuals.

The officers are being trained in the prestigious Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat which trains forensic experts in the area of
Forensic Science, Crime Investigation, Security, Behavioral Science and Criminology. The course is fully supported by the Government of India under the
Ministry of External Affairs’ Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme.