New Delhi, Sep 2 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved launching of a National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB) designed to lay foundations for capacity building for Civil Servants to remain entrenched in Indian culture and sensibilities and connected with their roots, while they learn from the best institutions and practices across the world.
The Cabinet cleared the NPCSCB with an institutional framework comprising Prime Minister’s Public Human Resources (HR) Council, Capacity Building Commission, Special Purpose Vehicle for owning and operating the digital assets and the technological platform for online training and Coordination Unit headed by the Cabinet Secretary.
The Programme will be delivered by setting up an Integrated Government Online Training-iGOT Karmayogi Platform.
The core guiding principles of the Programme will be supporting transition from ‘rules based’ to ‘roles based’ HR Management, aligning work allocation of civil servants by matching their competencies to the requirements of the post, emphasize on ‘on-site learning’ to complement the ‘off-site’ learning, to create an ecosystem of shared training infrastructure including that oflearning materials, institutions and personnel, to calibrate all Civil Service positions to a Framework of Roles, Activities and Competencies (FRACs) approach and to create and deliver learningcontent relevant to the identified FRACs in every Government entity.
The Programme will make available to all civil servants, an opportunity to continuously build and strengthen their behavioral, functional and domain competencies in their self-driven and mandated learning paths
It will enable all the Central Ministries and Departments and their Organizations to directly invest their resources towards co-creation and sharing the collaborative and common ecosystem of learning through an annual financial subscription for every employee.
It will encourage and partner with the best-in-class learning content creators including public training institutions, universities, start-tips and individualexperts and To undertake data analytics in respect of data emit provided by iGOT- Karmayogi pertaining to various aspects of capacity building, content creation, user feedback and mapping of competencies and identify areas for policy reforms.
It is also proposed to set up a Capacity Building Commission, with a view to ensure a uniform approach in managing and regulating the capacity building ecosystem on collaborative and co-sharing basis.