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Mission Karmayogi

3rd September, 2020 Polity

Context: India’ Mission Karmayogi to train govt. officials. Focus is on a futureready civil service

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  • They gave its approval for Mission Karmayogi, a new national capacity building and performance evaluation programme for civil servants.
  • The scheme will cover 46 lakh Central government employees at all levels, and involves an outlay of Rs.510 crores over a five-year period, according to an official An annual subscription of Rs. 431 will be charged per civil servant.
  • The scheme is meant to be a comprehensive post-recruitment reform of the Centre’s human resource (HR) development, in much the same way as the National Recruitment Agency approved last week is pre-recruitment reform.


  • The programme will support a transition from “rules based to roles based” HR management, so that work allocations can be done by matching an official’s competencies to the requirements of the post
  • Apart from domain knowledge training, the scheme will focus on “functional and behavioral competencies as well, and also includes a monitoring framework for performance evaluations.
  • Eventually, service matters such as confirmation after probation period, deployment, work assignments and notification of vacancies will all be integrated into the proposed framework.
  • The capacity-building programme will be delivered through an Integrated Government Online Training or iGOTKarmayogi digital platform, with content drawn from global best practices rooted in Indian national ethos.
  • Mission Karmayogi is aimed at “building a future ready civil service with the right attitude, skills and knowledge, aligned to the vision of New India,”
  • The Prime Minister’s Public Human Resource Council will be set up as the apex body to direct the reforms, with an autonomous Capacity Building Commission to be established to manage the reformed system and harmonise training standards across the country, said the Secretary.

Reference: https://indianexpress.com/article/what-is/what-is-mission-karmayogi-6580380/