New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the 'Mission Karmayogi', a skill-building programme. for Civil Service Officers. Under the Mission Karmyogi, special training will be given to the officers of the civil service and it will be run under the National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB).

"Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi - National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building to lay the foundation for capacity building for Civil Servants so they remain entrenched in Indian culture while they learn from best practices across the world", Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said after the Cabinet meeting. 

The Mission Karmayogi aims to train the Civil servants for the future by making them more creative, constructive, imaginative, innovative, proactive, professional, progressive, energetic, enabling, transparent and technology-enabled. 

 

"Mission Karmayogi aims to prepare Indian Civil Servants for the future by making them more creative, constructive, imaginative, innovative, proactive, professional, progressive, energetic, enabling, transparent and technology-enabled", Javadekar added. 

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar also said the Karmayogi scheme will be the biggest Human Resource development programme of the government.

The Karmayogi Mission seeks to transform Human Resource Management from rules-based to roles-based. It also aims to prepare the bureaucrats of India for the future and bring post-recruitment reforms. The schemes will be accessible for all, from section officers to secretaries.

It will have two paths, self driven, where the official can choose the field of interest, and guided, where an official will be provided with the wherewithal to perform their jobs effectively.

"A civil servant should be imaginative & innovative, proactive & polite, professional & progressive, energetic & enabling, transparent & tech-enabled, constructive & creative in order to meet the challenges of the society," said C. Chandramouli, Secretary.

"Capacity Building Commission will be set up which will harmonise training standards, create shared faculty & resources & will have a supervisory role over all training institutions so that there's a common understanding of India's aspirations & development goals," Chandramouli added. He said the mission will have a total outlay of Rs 510 crore over a period of five years.

Posted By: Talib Khan