Dr. Jitendra Singh launches expanded version of Mission Karmayogi on eve of Good Governance Day
Three new features launched on the iGOT Karmayogi platform are My iGOT, Blended Programs and Curated Programs; Union Minister also launched VIKAS, a new blended learning programme and 12 domain specific capacity building e-learning courses
Dr Jitendra Singh cells for the optimum use of technology for timely delivery of services to the common man
“Citizen centric reforms initiated by the PM in the last over nine years has led to ‘Ease of Governance’, eventually leading us to ‘Ease of Living’ for the citizens”: Dr Jitendra Singh
On the occasion of Good Governance Day, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh launched the Extended Version of Mission Karmayogi, at a function in New Delhi today.
Three new features launched on the iGOT Karmayogi platform are My iGOT, Blended Programs and Curated Programs.
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space also launched 12 domain specific capacity building e-learning courses. Besides, Dr Jitendra Singh also launched a new blended learning programme named VIKAS (Variable & Immersive Karmayogi Advanced Support).
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Jitendra Singh called for the optimum use of technology for timely delivery of services to the common man. Civil Servants need to harness the potential of the Digital Revolution and embrace the latest IT innovations as a means to advance Digital Governance, he said, pointing out that the emphasis is on e-governance and paperless office, which has resulted in a seamless flow of decision making in the administration.
Underlining on the optimum use of technology, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Civil Servants need to harness the potential of the Digital Revolution and embrace the latest IT innovations as a means to advance Digital Governance.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, Mission Karmayogi focuses on grooming civil servants of the future by making them more technology-enabled, innovative, progressive and transparent.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, Prime Minister has been emphasising on ‘Maximum Governance and Minimum Government’.
“Technology is the key to Good Governance. Technology fosters transparency and hence accountability, which is the basic feature of good governance,” he said.
Underlining PM Modi’s principle of ‘Whole of Government’ approach, Dr Jitendra Singh said, it is an all-encompassing, all-enveloping, all-inclusive and all-participating march toward development.
“Citizen centric reforms initiated by the Prime Minister in the last over nine years has led to ‘Ease of Governance’, eventually leading us to ‘Ease of Living’ for the citizens,” he said.
Lauding the increasing number of women joining government service, the Union Minister said that the women have started taking up leadership roles in the Government.
Dr Jitendra Singh said that PM Modi has introduced a series of initiatives towards enabling ‘Ease of Living’ for women employees. These include grant of 60-day special maternity leave for women Central government employees in case of stillbirth or death of an infant within a few days of birth; grant of 730 days CCL; facility of Leave Travel Concession (LTC), while an employee is on CCL; removal of the limit of 22 years in case of disabled child for the purpose of a Government servant availing Child Care Leave and Special Allowance @ Rs.3000/- p.m. to Women employees with Disability for child care, he said.
The Union Government has been celebrating nationwide ‘Good Governance Week/Day’ since 2014 in honour of our beloved former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee to promote citizen-centric, efficient and transparent governance and improve service delivery.