Training Courses under India-Africa Forum Summit [IAFS-III]

Training courses under India Africa Forum Summit (IAFS-III)

India hosted the third India Africa Forum Summit from October 26-30, 2015. During the summit India proposed to cooperate in education and training in areas such as: Information Technology, Agriculture, Engineering, Small and Medium Entrepreneurship, Health and Science.     India has also pledged to provide 50,000 scholarships to African students in the next five years and set up institutions that help augmenting African capacities across the continent.

Recognizing the importance of human capacity enhancement in the attainment of socio-development objectives, the Government of India organizes a host of training program in different fields. The list of courses available under IAFS-III, eligibility criteria, date of commencement and duration of the courses are in the table below:

No.Name of InstituteName of CourseEligibility Criteria


Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Training Programmes in Water Resource Management

Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Agricultural Engineering/Hydrology or its equivalent

Training Programmes in Water Resource Management


Centre for Development of Advanced Computing [C-DAC]

Specialized Programme on Geo-Information Technology

Knowledge of English language and should posses at least a graduate degree.

Specialized Programme on Internet working Design and LA WAN administration

E-Governance Application Development


Indian Academy of Highway Engineers

Highway Construction and Maintenance

Degree/Diploma in

Civil Engineering, 5 years of work experience, middle to senior level

highway engineer from National Road Authority/Ministry of Transport

Feasibility study and preparation of detailed project preparation for highways

Road and Bridge design including computer aided design technique

Public Private Partnership in Highway Projects


National Institute of Wind Energy [NIWE]

Design Installation & Maintenance of Small Wind Turbine

Knowledge of English language and should possess post graduate

degree in science (Physics) or graduate degree in engineering /

technology (electrical / electronics or mechanical).



Business Plan Preparation and Operations Management for SMEs in Food Processing

Minimum under graduation in any stream.

Post graduation in food science to / food technology.

Development of analytical skills for setting up food testing laboratories

Technology commercialization and business scale up in fruits and vegetable processing industries


National Institute of Solar Energy [NISE]

Renewable Energy Capacity Building Program

Degree/diploma in


disciplines and are involved with projects in

wind energy, academic & R&D institutions, power industry, project developers, consultants,


Renewable Energy Capacity Building Program


Biotech Consortium India Limited [BCIL]

Training of Laboratory Staff and Scientist

Minimum under graduation in Science courses

Training of Manpower for Commercial Setup

Awareness Creation for Farmers

Training of Manpower for Commercial Setup


Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Small Hydropower Policy & Regulations

With engineering


background involved in Small Hydro Power

Development & Rural

Electrification. From government deptt., academic institutions,

private developers, manufacturers and NGO.

2 years professional experience

Small Hydropower Resource Assessment and Planning



Water Audit & Rainwater Harvesting

Knowledge of English language Rainwater Harvesting in and should possess  diploma/Graduation/Post Graduation (preferably from Technology Integrated Science background)/B.Tech/M. Environment Management in Tech or have equivalent Age: 25-50 years with minimum 2 years of work experience.

Energy Efficiency & Conservation



Apollo Hospitals in India.

4 weeks mid-career

specialised medical training in various disciplines by

Apollo Hospitals in India.

The participants are required to (i)to be qualified doctors with English language proficiency (ii) have completed post-graduation medical  (iii) have three years

experience (iv) have license to practice in their respective country

It should be noted that anyone who benefited before of any scholarship offered by the Government of India [ITEC/SCAAP, IAFS & ICCR] is not entitled to apply for this scholarship

For further information and obtaining copies of the application forms to apply for the above courses, contact:


Mr. Edward Lakra,
Second Secretary (Education),
High Commission of India in Kampala/Embassy of India to Burundi with Residence in Kampala
Plot 11 Kyadondo Road
P.O. Box 7040 Kampala
Tel: +256-414- 344631
Email: education.kampala[at]

High Commission of India Kampala, Uganda