About Mission Karmayogi
Mission Karmayogi was first launched by PM Narendra Modi on 20th September 2020. This Mission Karmayogi is an NPCSCB, i.e., National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building. It is meant to reform Indian bureaucracy as well as prepare the civil servants for a bright future. The mission aims at “comprehensive reform of the capacity building apparatus at 3 levels including individual, institutional as well as process levels for the efficient delivery of public service”.
Features of Mission Karmayogi
Mission Karmayogi has the following features:
- The change from Rules Based to Roles Based HR Management: Here, the main focus is to allocate the jobs to the civil servants genuinely based on their competencies.
- A shared training ecosystem: Civil servants to adjust or adapt to an ecosystem of shared institutions, learning materials, and personnel.
- On-Site Learning to Off-Site Learning: This training is provided to the civil servants on-site.
- A framework of Roles, Activities and Competencies approach: Here, All civil services positions are to be calibrated. Moreover, based on this approach, whole learning content can be easily created as well as delivered to every single govt. entity.
- Functional/Behavioural and Domain Competencies: At last, Civil Servants build their competencies in the self-driven as well as mandated learning paths.
Mission Karmayogi Six Pillars
There is one objective behind launching the “Mission Karmayogi” is enhancing the governance only through Civil Service Capacity Building. Here are the six pillars of Mission Karmayogi:-
- Policy Framework
- Institutional Framework
- Competency Framework
- Digital Learning Framework, i.e., I-GOT Karmayogi
- E-HRMS, i.e., Electronic Human Resource Management System
- Monitoring and Evaluating the Framework.
How will it work?
- The capacity-building program can be delivered only through I-GOT, i.e., the Karmayogi digital platform, along with content that is drawn from the global best practices, which are rooted in Indian national ethos.
- This platform acts as a launchpad for the NPCSCB, i.e., National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building, a comprehensive reform at the individual, institutional as well as process levels.
- The evaluation process takes place when evaluating the officers based on different courses taken to enhance their skills throughout their careers.
- An online database will be maintained, including the number of courses that the officers have completed, what areas they are experts in, how they fare, etc.
- In the case of appointing an officer, the training the officer has passed can be reviewed.
Benefits of Mission Karmayogi
- Rule-Based to Role-Based: The main benefit is that the program will support a change from rule-based to role-based HR management. It happens so that the work allocations can be quickly done by just matching an official’s competencies to the post’s requirements.
- Uniform Training Standard: Secondly, This mission will harmonize the training standards throughout the country so that there should be a common understanding of India’s aspirations and development goals.
- A Vision For New India: This Mission Karmayogi aims at building the future-ready civil service along with the right and reliable skills, attitude, knowledge that are aligned to the newer vision of India.
- On-Site Learning: It emphasizes ‘on-site learning’ to complement ‘off-site’ learning.
- Adopting the Best Practices: It encourages and partners with the best online learning content creators such as public training institutions, individual experts and universities, etc.
✅ How many civil servants are in India?
✅ What is the main aim of Mission Karmayogi?
✅ Who will govern Mission Karmayogi?
This mission will be governed by the Prime Minister’s HR Council, such as Chief Ministers/ Experts and Union Cabinet Ministers. The SPV, i.e., Special Purpose Vehicle, will govern the Karmayogi Platform, i.e., I-GOT.