Bangkok-bound Babus Need 'No-Aids' Certificate

Published: 25th August 2015 03:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th August 2015 03:34 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: The government officials interested in attending a month-long training programme in Bangkok have been asked by the Centre to submit a medical certificate proving that they were not infected with HIV Aids or other  diseases.

The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) in its latest circular invited applications from senior-level officials with good command over English and in good health for international training course on “From Sufficiency Economy to Wealthiness of the Nation” to be held at Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, from November 2-November 30.

Along with the application form, bureaucrats have to enclose a medical report from an authorised physician confirming that they are physically and mentally capable of undergoing the intensive training in a foreign country.

The report also has to mention that the person is free from infectious diseases like HIV Aids, tuberculosis, trachoma, skin diseases, etc and pregnancy test for women officers, among others. The organisations are expected to nominate officials, who are senior or middle level with educational background in agriculture, economics, rural development, social environment and public policy with minimum five years of related work experience; must be in good health, the order sent to Secretaries of all ministries said.

The training will cover an economy class round-trip air ticket from the participants’ nearest international airport to Bangkok, local training costs, accommodation during the training period, a daily allowance of ‘Thai Baht 500’ (about `933) and health insurance for each participant during their stay.

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