As part of the ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation)/SCAAP (Special Commonwealth African Assistance Programme) of the Government of India, TERI is offering, for the second consecutive year, a 3 weeks Course titled Designing and Implementing Solar Energy based Livelihood Projects for Rural Communities in New Delhi from 12 September to 30 September 2011.

The Course aims to build the capacity of organizations and individuals from developing countries, enabling them to apply the enhanced knowledge and skills in large-scale generation of sustainable livelihoods utilizing solar technology.

The Course is designed to meet the needs of early/mid-career government and non governmental officials. In addition to the class room sessions and group exercises at the TERI premises, study tours will cement learning with concrete experiences from the field. The Government of India will bear the international airfare, course fees, accommodation and living allowance for the candidates.

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The application can be made by completing the ITEC/SCAAP application form (downloadable), and submitting the filled-in application to the nodal government department/agency designated to nominate candidates. The nodal department/agency will in turn forward the applications to the Embassy/High Commission of India. The selection of the candidates will be made by the Indian Embassy on 'first cum first served' basis. Selected participants will be informed by the Indian Embassies of the respective ITEC/SCAAP countries.

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