GoGo Foundation's Chief Operating Officer Mr Pranav Bhattarai participated in a three-week Certificate Course on Decentralization and Local Governance. The course was conducted by the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) from 3-22 June 2013 in Gujrat, India. The course reflected on the best practices and loopholes of the two decade-long local self governance exercise in India with also examples drawn from South Asia. A total of 24 participants from Nepal, India and Myanmar had participated in the course which focused on different aspects of democratic system, decentralized planning, local self-governance, fiscal decentralization and leadership building, among many others. The course was funded by Local Governance Initiatives in South Asia (LOGin) with support from Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), India and managed by IRMA.