Introduction Permanent Civil Service based on merit system through competitive examination introduced in 1854.
Features of Civil Services in India Open-Entry based on competitive examination Elaborate training Permanency of tenure Important posts at Union, State and District level are manned by the Officers recruited through Civil Service Examination A regular graduated scales of pay, pension and other benefits A system of promotions predominantly based on seniority and performance. 4
Grouping of Civil Services in India Civil services can be grouped into 3 broad categories: Services whose members serve both the Union and the States. These are termed as the All India Services (IAS, IPS & IFoS) Services whose members serve only the Union Government, are termed as Central Civil services (IRS, IRTS, IAAS, IPoS etc…) State Governments have their own Civil Services – State Civil Services 5
Guided by National Training Policy, adopted in 1996 and reviewed in 2012. Training for all Cadre training Plan Induction Mid Career Training Plan Capacity Building to be Competency based.
Competency Framework for the Civil Services Code of Conduct Ethos People First Strategic Thinking Team-working Consultation and Consensus Building Organizational Awareness Communication Skills Commitment to the Organization Ethics Integrity Self-Control Decision Making Self- Confidence Attention to Detail Equity Empathy and Respect Delegation Understanding Others Use of Technology Accountability, Transparency, Equity and Inclusiveness, Participatory, Consensus orientation, Following Rule of Law, Effectiveness and Efficiency Efficiency Achievement Orientation Conceptual Thinking Leading Others Developing Others Initiative Seeking Information Planning and Coordinating Desire for Knowledge Innovative Thinking Analytical Thinking Results Orientation
Training Interventions for the Civil Services Induction training Mid Career training Domestic Long Term Public Policy Programmes Domestic Funding of Foreign Training Scheme- Long term, Short term and Partial Funded Programs Customised/ tailor Made Programmes on Specific Subjects Funding to State Training programmes Intensive Training programme Distance /E-Learning.
Training for Senior Civil Service At the entry stage officers are imparted training covering general subjects (foundation course) and professional training (relevant to their service). For All India Service & Group A officers grant of higher scale has been linked to successful completion of training while in service. 10
Training for Senior Civil Services For Indian Administrative Service(IAS) Officers Induction training Mid Career Training Programme In Service Training Programmes Long Term Degree Programs at India and Abroad Short term Programs Abroad.
Induction Training Foundation Course-15 wks Economics, History, General Principles of Law, Legal Concepts, Rule of Law,Rule of Law, civil and Criminal Courts, Public Administration, New Paradigm in Governance, Principles of Natural justice, CrPC, Culture, project management, Gender Sensitisation, Preventing Corruption, Human Rights, Administrative Laws &Tribunals, Disaster Management. Phase I- 26 wks District Administration and its Regulatory role, Land Administration, Decentralisation, Panchayati Raj, Rural and Urban development, Health, Education, Infrastructure, Project Management, Elections, Environment, Public Finance, Leadership and HRM. District Training- 54 wks Attachment at District and State Head Quarters, Independent Charges, Language Instructions and Learning. Phase II-8 wks Presentations and De-Briefing session on the experience s during district training, foreign exposure and Seminars.
Mid Career Training Program- (Mandatory) Phase III – After 9 years Project Appraisal, Public Private Partnership Foreign Exposure, Education, Health, Rural Development and Decentralisation, Agriculture, Urban Development, E- Governance and Public Service Delivery, Public Finance, Environment, Energy and Climate Change. Phase IV-After 16 years Perspective Building, Public Policy Module, PPP, Health, Decentralisation, Urban, Education, Leadership, Negotiation. Foreign Exposure. Phase V-After 28 years Global Perspective on Governance, India’s evolving policy environment and current policy challenges-through talks by experts, policy papers, peer review.
In Service training Programs One wk programs -Areas Covered are: Policy Analysis and Decision Making Fighting Corruption Fiscal Policy and Macro Economic Management Good Governance Climate Change and State Preparedness Infrastructure Finance Improving Governance through Accountability Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Development
In Service Programs –Contd Competition Law and Policy for Effective Policy Formulation Procurement Procedures and Contracting Ethics and Governance Financial Market Regulations Natural Resource Management Developing Leadership[ Excellence Ethics in Public Governance Social Policy AND Governance Project Analysis and Risk Analysis Public Policy and Management
Long Term Public policy Programs at India. In India Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management IIM Bangalore -1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management at MDI Gurgaon.-15 months M.A(Public Policy and Sustainable Development ) at TERI University-1 year Advanced Professional Program in public Administration.(APPA)-1 year
Long Term Programs Abroad(DFFT Scheme) –up to 1 year Overseas Program (DFFT Scheme) Mason Program at Harvard university MA International Development Policy - Duke Univ Master in Public Administration-Maxwell School, LKY School of Public Policy, Hubert H. Humphery Institute, Australian National University, Wagner School. Master in Public Policy- Cambridge Univ, Blavatnik School Master in Public Health- John Hopkins University M.Sc in Public Services Policy and management and M.A. South Asia and Global Security -King’s College M.Sc in Public Management and Governance and M.Sc in Public Policy and Administration.- LSE London. M.Sc in Global urban Development-Univ of Manchester Global Health and Public Policy- Univ of Edinburgh MA in Public Policy and Management – ISS Hague, Netherlands Masters in Development Management-AIM Manila
Short term programs (DFFT Scheme) Leaders in Development, Infrastructure in Market Economy, Innovation for Economic Development, Senior Managers in Government, Driving Government Performance, Leadership for 21 st Century, Creating Collaborative Solutions, Leadership Decision Making- Harvard Kennedy School Budgeting and Financial Management, Fiscal Decentralization and Local Governance, Project Appraisal and Risk Management, Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting – Duke University Certificate Programmes on Public Policy/ Administration – University of California Berkley, Maxwell School Syracuse Executive Development, Collaborative Leadership - OPM- EMDC/WMDC Finance, Managerial Accounting and Financial Control, Development Economics, Analysis and Management of Financial Risk – LSE Summer School Leadership and Strategic Thinking - Cambridge University, ANZSOG Management in the Public Sector, Fighting Corruption – ENA Paris WTO International Trade and Development - Graduate Institute Geneva
Middle Level and Lower Level Training Primarily catered to by the State level Training Institutes. Over 600 Training Institutions in India Approach Adopted: Development of trainers Distance Learning Development of Subject Specific Training modules. Network of the institutes for sharing of resources.
Challenge The challenge Large numbers, geographically spread out, remote locations – where the training has to be delivered. Strategy Built capacity of Line Managers to impart large scale field training