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Mission Karmayogi

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    1st Dec, 2020


  • A new capacity-building scheme for civil servants has been started.

What is Mission Karmayogi?

  • It is an upgrading mission of the post-recruitment training mechanism of the officers andemployees at all levels.
  • The exercise will “radically” improve thegovernment’s human resource management practices.
  • It will use state-of-the-art infrastructure to augment the capacity of civil servants.
  • Employees in the government will get an opportunity to improve their performance under the Mission Karmayogi.

What is its aim?

  • It aims to prepare Indian civilservants for the future by making them more creative, constructive, imaginative,innovative, proactive, professional, progressive, energetic, enabling, transparentand technology-enabled.

How will Mission Karmayogi unfold?

  • Mission Karmayogi programme will be delivered by setting up a digital platform called iGOT-Karmayogi.
  • The platform will act as a launchpad for the National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB).
  • There will be a wholly-owned Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), which will govern the iGOT-Karmayogi platform. It will be set up under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013.

How will govern it?

  • NPCSCB will be governed by the Prime Minister’s Human Resource Council, whichwill also include state Chief Ministers, Union Cabinet ministers and experts.
  • Thiscouncil will approve and review civil service capacity building programmes.
  • There will be a Cabinet Secretary Coordination Unit comprising ofselect secretaries and cadre controlling authorities.