Karmayogi Yojana

  • Cabinet has given its nod to roll out a Karmayogi Yojana to give government officers the opportunity to improve their own performance and their efficiency on a continuous basis.
  • Just as the National Recruitment Agency was approved in the last Cabinet meeting to carry out re-recruitment reform, this will be post-recruitment reform for government servants, says Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar.
  • This is the biggest human resources programme in the government.
  • It will be open to all government employees, to equip them with domain, functional and behavioural competencies.
  • The Prime Minister’s HR Council will be the apex body to provide direction to these capacity building reforms.
  • A Special Purpose Vehicle, 100% government owned, will be set up to own and operate the online platform and facilitate digital learning. Total outlay for the scheme will be Rs. 510 crore in five years.
  • An annual subscription of Rs. 431 per civil servant will be charged by the SPV.