On 29th July, first we went to BMTC (http://mybmtc.com) to learn its working. Mr Bishwajeet IFS, director IT, and his team explained all details by a ppt presentation. Thereafter, we went to visit control room to see how they are monitoring the different activities. We enjoyed their delicious lunch too. This public sector is well managed and need to replicated in other states too as transport and traffic problem is giant issue before all of us.
In 2nd Half, we visited Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palike (http://bbmp.gov.in/home).
BBMP team under the able leadership of Deputy municipal commissioner gave a presentation in detail. Along with other domain, we leaned a lot about their Solid Waste Management activities. SWM is a model to be replicated in other states.
In Way we visited Vidhan Sabha from outside
On 30th July, we visited akshayapatra foundation (www.akshayapatra.org). Mr Arun Kr operation manager detailed us about its working. This is a trust in the campus of Iskcon temple Banglore. (https://www.iskconbangalore.org/)
We visited Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore (VITM)
We left at 3 PM for Mysore and reached at 6 PM. We went straight to see Mysore Palace. Lightening was excellent to attract any. This is done weekly for two days and each day for two hours
We stayed at Infosys guest house ( ECC 10 - Room 107)https://www.infosys.com
From ATI we went to Silk Factory. We saw live silk sari making process. Some of our participants purchased from sale outlet situated in factory.
We moved to Meet President Sri Ram Nath Kovid around 4 PM time alloted to us.
On August 5, in first half we visited National Museum Delhi (http://www.nationalmuseumindia.gov.in). It was worth visiting. Guide explained in details about all art-crafts kept over there.
In the night of Aug 5-6 we took Ashiana Flight at 3 AM and reached Incheon airports Seoul (http://www.seoul-airport.com) on 6th Augest 2017
We went starlight to visit N tower(http://www.nseoultower.co.kr/eng/global/intro.asp)
After visiting N tower, we came to Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel around 7 PM. I stayed in room number 713
August 7, 2017
Program started with open ceremony. Sri Vikram K Doraiswami IFS, ambassador of India to South Korea delivered his congratulatory remarks.
There after two lectures organised followed by lunch.
First was Korea's Development experience and second was Human resource development and education policy in Korea.
In second half first we went to visit Traffic information center.
We visited Korea National University of Arts (http://eng.karts.ac.kr)
In first two lectures were delivered:
First on Health care system in Korea and Second was Waste management.
In 1989, they got 100% universal health coverage. They are generating electricity with waste.
In second half we visited National Center For Mental Health.
We also visited Gangnam Community Resource Recovery Facility.
August 9, 2017
We left Hiltan hotel at 8am for KDI Located in Sejong. It took about two hours by bus to reach there.
Initially, we were delivered two lectures. One on Korean PPP and second on Korean Public Toilet Experience and its implications. We return by bullet train from Sejong to Seoul in evening. We expericenced bullet train ride (http://www.kdi.re.kr/kdi_eng/main/main.jsp)