Hyderabad: A valedictory function of the 60th International Training Program (ITP) offered by the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, was organised recently.
The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, has empanelled the EFLU as one of the organisations under the Indian Technical Economic Cooperation (ITEC)/ Special Commonwealth Assistance for Africa Programme (SCAAP) to conduct the ITP Courses with an objective to promote goodwill and foster bilateral relationships among countries.
The ITP, a flagship programme of the university aims to improve the English language proficiency of the international participants comprising diplomats, bureaucrats, engineers, professors, doctors and so on.
Dr Vishnu Vardhan Reddy, Regional Passport Officer, Hyderabad who participated in event provided insights on the objectives of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme (ITEC) of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
He congratulated the EFLU for successfully conducting 60 ITEC programmes so far in addition to various other special tailor-made teacher-training programmes. He assured continued support from the Ministry to the varsity.
The outgoing group of the 12-week ITP programme had 79 participants drawn from 43 different countries representing Latin America, Africa, South America, South East Asia, Central Asia to name a few.
The participants appreciated the professional conduct of the course and thanked the varsity teaching fraternity for their expertise and innovative approaches to language teaching.