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126th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: Embassy of India and SERVIR organized the Seminar “Social Inclusion Policies of India and Peru”.


To commemorate the 126th anniversary of the birth of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, outstanding Indian jurist, academic and politician; the Embassy of India and SERVIR, the National Civil Service Authority of Peru, organized the Seminar "Social Inclusion Policies of India and Peru ", held at the National School of Public Administration (ENAP).


In his opening remarks, Mr. Juan Carlos Cortés Carcelén, SERVIR's executive president, pointed out that part of what we must do as a country is mainly to be able to reflect, know, learn and think how to apply in our country some things we see in other countries, in this case India.


Subsequently, the Director of the Center for Oriental Studies (CEO) of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP), Dr. Leon Herrera presented a brief biography of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar; a recognized propeller of laws of social inclusion in India. He also gave a brief comment on the essay contest that was held last year to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.


Mr. Sandeep Chakravorty, Ambassador of India in Peru talked about the Indian caste system; as well as the efforts they have made over the centuries in reforming the society; and the important role of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in India in achieving social inclusion.


In addition, he presented to the audience the Trinity Strategy of the Government of India for digital, financial and social inclusion utilizing the cell phone, bank accounts and the Unique Identity (AADHAR) Card, a modern instrument that has made the technology friendly for all ages in India.


Finally, Mr. Marcelo Cedamanos, General Manager of SERVIR, presented the experience related to the implementation of the intercultural approach in the administrative system of human resources management in Peru.


During the ceremony, the compilation of the top 3 essays that won the 1st. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar India Essay Contest " 2016 " was released.

 

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April 24, 2017

 

 

 

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