Capacity building among Government Departments is a most important requirement for successful implementation of e-Governance programmes.
Based on the recommendation of the Administrative Reforms Commission on promoting e-Governance, State Government has proposed Capacity Building in the individual level by starting a Diploma / Degree programme on e-Governance. In this regard, Institute of Management in Government (IMG Kerala) and Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) decided to jointly conduct a Post Graduate Diploma in e-Governance. The objective of the course is to help the participants to understand how to manage e-Governance projects implemented in the state. The course is spread over 2 Semester with a total duration of one year.
Total seats for the PGDeG Programme are 40 per year, wherein 15 seats have been reserved for officials from Government Departments, 15 for the Officials from Public sector undertakings, Boards, Corporations, Universities etc. and 10 seats for the candidates from Open Market in each year.
The course fee for the officials from Government Departments is 75000. 90% of the course fee per officials for these 15 officers will be borne by the state Government and the balance 10% will be met by the officials. The fee for the Officials from Public sector undertakings, Boards, Corporations, Universities etc. is Rs. 80,000/- on condition that 75% of the amount will be paid by the Institution concerned and the same shall be paid from the profit of the institution itself and 25% of the amount will be paid by the candidates themselves. The course fee for the candidates selected from open market is One lakh per candidate.