Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT): Year-End Review 2021

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The Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions has taken several initiatives in the year 2021.

Several of them are

National Recruitment Agency

Lateral Entry: To achieve the twin objectives of bringing in fresh talent as well as to augment the availability of manpower at the levels of Joint Secretary, Director and Deputy Secretary, Lateral Entry was initiated in 2018.

National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (Mission Karamyogi)

iGoT Digital Learning Platform: iGOT means Integrated Government Online Training, which is the e-learning platform for civil servants dispersed across the country.

Capacity Building Commission: As part of Mission Karmayogi, Capacity Building Commission was constituted in April 2021 to drive standardisation and harmonisation across the Indian civil services landscape. The core purpose of the Commission is to build credibility and shape a uniform approach to capacity building on a collaborative and co-sharing basis.

e-Human Resource Management System (e-HRMS): It was introduced by DoPT to facilitate a digital work­ing environment and streamline Human Resource services for Government employees.

Common Mid-Career Training Programme: It was launched in October 2021, with a structured curriculum and design. It brings in officers from All India Service(AIS) and different Central Services for common learning at a critical point in their careers where they are poised to take up leadership positions and thus help break departmental and organisational silos. 

Source: This post is based on the articleDepartment of Personnel & Training (DOPT): Year-End Review 2021published in PIB on 14th January 2022.

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