Academy News


The 72nd Independence Day of India was celebrated with great patriotism in the Academy. Smt. Upma Chawdhry, Director LBSNAA, unfurled the tricolour, and received the guard of honour. The 24th Joint Civil-Military Training Programme Officers,  Children & Teachers of Balwadi, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Faculty and Staff along with their families were present on the occasion.


The National Gender Centre (NGC), LBSNAA, in collaboration with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), conducted a two days Workshop on Stepping up to India’s Nutrition Challenge: The Critical Role of Policy Makers at LBSNAA, on 6 & 7 August, 2018, for District Magistrates, and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Zilla Parishads, from 32 aspirational Districts from around the country. The goal of the short course was to highlight the significance of nutrition in the overall development of these selected districts, and equip the District Magistrates with knowledge and skills to identify and address nutrition-related issues with the use of data and evidence.
Presenting a vision for a malnutrition-free India, Alok Kumar, Member, NITI Aayog, addressed the participants on the first day.  He highlighted the importance of community engagement in a campaign mode.
Through interactive diagnostic exercises for individual districts, the participants examined their specific District Nutrition Profiles, identified the key vulnerabilities and started the journey towards developing district-focused plans of action for improving the status of nutrition.


24th Joint Civil-Military Training Programme for IAS and the Forces commenced at Main Campus, LBSNAA on August 06, 2018. Total duration of course is 02 Weeks (6-17 August, 2018). The Course was inaugurated by Air Chief Marshal Shri Birender Singh Dhanoa,(PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VM, ADC) and welcome address was delivered by Shri Sachiv Kumar, Reader, LBSNAA. The course team comprises of Smt. Alankrita Singh, Deputy Director, (Course Coordinator). Shri Raghuraj Madhav Rajendran, Prof. Hitashi Lomash,  Dr. Sachiv Kumar are Associate Course Coordinator(s).


Message on the 93rd Foundation Course

Dear Candidates,
Congratulations on having successfully qualified the UPSC Civil Service Examination.
Your entry into the Civil Services commences with the Foundation Course (FC) at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie. Given the larger batch sizes, LBSNAA has been conducting the FC at two other Centres in partnership with Dr. Marri Channa Reddy Human Resource Development Institute, Telangana & RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management, Bhopal in recent past.
You will be participating in the 93rd Foundation Course which will begin on 27th August, 2018 and will continue upto 7th December, 2018.
Successful candidates are required to register for attending the FC. The Academy will open the registration for the FC soon after the service allocation is notified by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Government of India. Relevant details will be hosted on this website at that point in time.
This is by way of an introduction and to keep you apprised of the status of registration and the commencement of FC.
Every Course in LBSNAA is conducted by a designated Course Team. I will be your Course Coordinator for the FC. I am an IAS Officer of the Orissa Cadre of the 2003 batch and currently posted as Deputy Director (Senior) at the Academy. Shri N.K. Sudhanshu, Professor of Economics, Shri Raghuraj M.R, Deputy Director, Shri Vidya Bhushan, Deputy Director, Smt. Sunita Rani, Professor of Social Management and Shri Navneet Pande, Assistant Director will be the other colleagues in the Course Team of the 93rd Foundation Course.
So, please visit the site for details that will follow.
With best wishes.

(Aswathy S.)
Deputy Director (Sr.) and
Course Coordinator 93rd FC


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