National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG)

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53rd Capacity Building programme in Field Administration for Civil Servants of Bangladesh inaugurated at National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) at Mussoorie.


  • The National Centre for Good Governance was set up in 2014 by the Government of India as an apex institution in the country.
  • Its head office is at New Delhi and registered office at Mussoorie. 
  • It focuses on good governance, policy reforms, training and capacity building, and to also work as a think tank.
  • It has taken up capacity building of civil servants of several foreign countries in partnership with Ministry of External Affairs.
  • It has imparted training to civil servants of 15 countries such as Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia, Seychelles, Gambia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Laos, Vietnam, Bhutan, Myanmar and Cambodia.



  • The NCGG traces its origin to the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR).
  • NIAR was set up in 1995 by the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA).
  • NIAR was subsequently rechristened with an expanded mandate, as NCGG, which was inaugurated in 2014.


Source : All India Radio