On Wednesday, Modi government’s Union Cabinet made significant changes in the way civil services officers will be skilled and instructed all across the country. ‘Mission Karmayogi‘ or National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB), will be lead by four new bodies, and will be available for civil servants from the rank of assistant division officer to Secretary, across services.
The new body will comprise of Prime Minister’s Public Human Resources Council, a Capacity Building Commission, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV. SPV 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.
An Integrated Government Online Training (IGOT)-Karmayogi platform will be developed for the project. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that the programme “will radically 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”.
Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted “this holistic & comprehensive scheme will focus on individual as well as institutional capacity building”. He said that Mission Karmayogi is “a landmark reform for the 21st century which will end the culture of working in silos & bring out new work culture”.