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MISSION KARAMYOGI

MISSION KARAMYOGI

Context:

Recently, a 3-member task force has been formed to help the government in bringing major bureaucratic reforms through its ambitious “Mission Karmayogi”.

About the Task Force:

  • Former Infosys CEO SD Shibu Lal was appointed chairperson of a 3-member task force formed.
  • According to a Personnel Ministry order, Govind Iyer, Consultant at global management consulting group Egon Zehnder, and Pankaj Bansal, Co-founder and Group CEO of HR tech company PeopleStrong, will be part of the task force.
  • Adil Zainulbhai, chairman designate, Capacity Building Commission, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) will be a special invitee to the discussions of the task force.

About the Mission Karmayogi:

  • Recently, the Centre has approved the ‘National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building – Mission Karmayogi’ to effect a transformational shift from rule-based training to role-based capacity development of all civil services in India.
  • This mission aims to enhance citizen experience for government services and improve the availability of a competent workforce.

About Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV):

  • The mission aims at effectively rolling out this competency-driven mission using a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), called ‘Karmayogi Bharat’, which would be set up as a not-for-profit company.
  • It will be set up under section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 as a 100% government-owned entity.
  • The SPV will be responsible to deliver and manage the design, implement, enhance and manage a digital platform and infrastructure, manage and deliver competency assessment services, and manage the governance of telemetry data and ensure the provision of monitoring and evaluation.
  • The task force has to submit its suggestions on organisational structure for the SPV aligning its vision, mission and functions.

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