UNODC and NACEN to sign agreement on installation of Computer Based Training

2010-08-10 00:00:00.0 - 2010-08-10 00:00:00.0

UNODC is partnering with National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN) in strengthening drug law enforcement capacities in South Asia. As an integral part of this initiative, Computer Based Training (CBT) is being introduced at NACEN, Faridabad and eight of its Regional Training Institutes (RTI's) located in India: Delhi, Kanpur, Patna, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai.

CBT has been developed by Central CBT Unit, UNODC, Bangkok comprising of 100+ hours of learning for drug law enforcement officers covering issues such as Interdiction Techniques at airport, seaport, land controls, intelligence, precursor chemical control and anti money laundering. These CBT modules will be installed at NACEN and at the training institutes.

CBT will also be installed at the SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad which is the premier institution for training police officers.

The formal Agreement signing function will be held at 1130 hrs on 10 August 2010 at NACEN, Faridabad. The Agreement will be signed by Cristina on behalf of UNODC and Mr. Anil Bhatnagar, Director General on behalf of NACEN.

In addition to the list of invitees attached who are invited by NACEN, Officers of Indian Customs and Central Excise ( probationers ) will also participate. Mr. Rod Curtis, Senior Law Enforcement Advisor and Mr. Varat Phongthirasuwan, IT Consultant from Central CBT Unit, Bangkok will also attend the function.

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