The Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, Government of India, has included a course conducted by IIHS in its 2017-18 training calendar. The course is held for In-Service Training of Officers of the All India Services (IAS, IPS & IFoS), officers working under Central Staffing Scheme and officers of the Central Secretariat Service and Central Secretariat Stenographer Service (DS/Sr. PPS and above).
The course, titled Capacity Building Programme on Urban Development, focuses on an interdisciplinary understanding of urban development in India. The five-day programme uses pedagogic approaches such as interactive sessions, skill based sessions, applied learning through cases, exposure visits and masterclasses.