In a three-week international development program on project and risk management, delegates visited to the Ujjain Smart City Project Mahakal Mahalok.This educational program was organized and conducted by the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program, supported by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
The delegates from Cote D'Ivoire, Algeria, Cameroon, Gambia, Nigeria, Togo, South Sudan, Uzbekistan, Comoros, South Africa, Iraq, Republic of Sao Tome, Ecuador, Myanmar, Laos, Uganda, Tajakistan, Mongolia, Mali, Cambodia, Bhutan, Vietnam, Ethopia, Ghana, Burundi, Palestine, Mozambique, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Madagaskar and Sierra Leone were briefed about the valuable insights into project management techniques and risk mitigation strategies, with a special focus on the Ujjain Smart City Project.
One of the program highlights was a comprehensive presentation based on the Kumbh Management & Persevering Heritage which was delivered by Raushan Kumar Singh UMC Commissioner (Executive Director USCL) and Ashish Kumar Pathak, the CEO of the Ujjain Smart City. The presentation provided delegates with a deep understanding of the project's goals, achievements, and future prospects.
Following the presentation, the international delegates had the opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage of Ujjain by visiting the Triveni Museum, Mahakal Mahalok, and the revered Mahakaleshwar Temple, a prominent religious and cultural landmark in Ujjain.
closing remarks by Dr. Taneja emphasized the importance of international cooperation in achieving sustainable urban development goals. He also extended his best wishes to the delegates in their future endeavors in the field of project and risk management.
The delegates, representing a diverse group of countries, expressed their appreciation for the warm hospitality and valuable knowledge gained during their visit in Ujjain. They departed with newfound insights and a deeper understanding of project management, which they plan to apply in their respective countries to contribute to their own smart city initiatives and other development projects.