Induction Training Programme for Assistant Section Officers

Induction Training Programme for  Assistant Section Officers
(31 January – 11 February 2022)

The Induction Training Programme (ITP) for the Second Batch of Assistant Section Officers (ASOs) of the 2017 and 2018 batches is being conducted virtually by the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service (SSIFS), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) from 31 January – 11 February 2022. Fifty-six ASOs from the two batches who joined the MEA in 2020 and 2021 respectively, are participating in this course. The ITP for the First Batch, comprising of fifty ASOs, was held from 13-24 December 2021

The training programme was inaugurated on 31 January 2022 by Dean (SSIFS) & AS (AD), Shri  Arun K. Chatterjee, who stated that the programme had been carefully designed keeping in mind the professional requirements of the ASOs who have recently been inducted into the Ministry of External Affairs.

The ten-day long training programme would include interactive sessions with speakers on a range of issues related to the Government and MEA functioning, rules and procedures.  


New Delhi
31 January 2022

Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service