The Forum of Indian Regulators (FOIR) Centre at the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) formally launched Batch VI of its flagship Regulatory Governance (RG) Course on 18th November, 2023. The Course boasts of multi-sectoral participation from FOIR member organisations as well as non-FOIR entities, with an enrolment of 52 participants.
Participants from FOIR members represent Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and several State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), Tariff Authority for Major Ports (TAMP), Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), and Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) – Punjab.
Open market participants who shown a keen interest in the Course include officials from National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH), NTPC Limited and private sector entities.
The Inaugural session was graced with the presence of Shri Jishnu Barua, Chairperson, CERC and Shri Praveen Kumar, Director General & CEO, IICA.
,Shri Jishnu Barua In his address talked about the unifying role of FOIR in collectively addressing contemporary regulatory challenges, emphasising the need for cross-sectoral collaboration. He also commended the greatly beneficial association of FOIR with IICA.
Shri Praveen Kumar while informing every one of the relevance of the courses offered by IICA in the field of Corporate Governance, he focused on the vital role of the RG Course in remaining undated about regulations.
Prof Naveen Sirohi gave an overview of the course design emphasizing its role in improving the regulatory ecosystem in India.