The Union Minister of Culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch inaugurated Leadership Training Programme – II for Indian museum professionals on 10 April 2013. The Leadership Training Programme – II for Indian museum professionals was inaugurated in the presence of Neil MacGregor, Director British Museum, London as well as Sangita Gairola, Secretary Culture.
The syllabus for the Leadership Training Programme was developed by the British Museum and the National Culture Fund. The Leadership Training programme (LTP) - II which has specially been created for the Indian museum professionals by the British Museum comprises of 3 modules of 2 weeks each spread over a period of 5 months.
First module was held in New Delhi and second and the third modules would be held in London and Allahabad respectively. In between the Taught Modules, participants will be given Museums assignments to complete in their own museums. The syllabus was carefully designed after keeping in mind the Indian scenario.
The Leadership Training Programme aims at developing leadership and executing skills for museum personnel.