In an effort to improve the creativity, proactiveness, professionalism, and digital literary of the government employees, the Union Cabinet, on September 3, gave a nod to ‘Mission Karmayogi’, which is dubbed the biggest bureaucratic reform initiative aimed at building the capacity of the government employees.
According to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the program will “radically” improve the government’s human resource management practices and prepare civil servants for the future.
A Capacity Building Commission is proposed to set up for the cause. Moreover, a council, headed by the Prime Minister and comprising select union ministers, chief ministers, eminent public HR practitioners among others will serve as the apex body for providing strategic direction to the program.
As per the government, the programme will help in overcoming existing impediments like lack of lifelong & continuous learning environment, the evolution of silos at department level preventing shared understanding of India’s development aspirations and diverse and fragmented training landscape and so on.
The Centre has allocated a total sum of Rs 510.86 crore for the Mission Karmayogi which is to e spent over five years in the conditioning of as many as 46 lakh central employees. Mission Karamyogi has also been named the National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB).