Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh recently said that "Mission Karmayogi", launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, had institutionalized the process of capacity building, particularly for the benefit of civil servants, with the aim to shape the Century India of 2047.
- Mission Karmyogi or National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB).
- Mission Karmayogi aims to prepare Civil Servants for the future by making them more creative, constructive & innovative through transparency and technology.
- This unique programme will help to lay the foundation for civil servants in the country.
- There will be more focus on 'on-site learning' in complementing "off-site learning".
- The stated aim of Mission Karmayogi is to provide a mechanism to continuously build capacity, update the talent pool, and provide equal opportunities for personal and professional growth and esteem of government officials at all levels.
- Karmayogi seeks to shift the focus from rule-specific to role-specific.
- The Mission will help training the officers to meet the challenges of the society.
- It aims at building future-ready civil service with the right attitude, skills & knowledge, aligned to the vision of New India.
- The endeavour is also to end the culture of working in the silos and to overcome the multiplicity of training curriculum because of the institutions spread all over the country.
- It will improve the Human Resource management practices in the Government and will use scale & state of the art infrastructure to augment the capacity of Civil Servants.
- Executing Bodies:
- It will be steered by four new bodies.
- The new entities will be a Prime Minister’s Public Human Resources Council, a Capacity Building Commission, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) that will own and operate the digital assets and technological platform for online training, and a Coordination Unit, which will be headed by the Cabinet Secretary.
Q1) Who are civil servants of India?
Civil servants are the actual makers of Indian law and policy. They work on behalf of the elected government and cannot publicly show their disinterest or disapproval for it. It is mandatory for them to form certain rules and policies according to the government's views and interests.
Source: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, "Mission Karmayogi", launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, had institutionalised the process of capacity building, particularly for the benefit of civil servants