Focus on capacity building of officials in 30s: Dr Jitendra

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NEW DELHI: Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh said here on Thursday that the focus is sought to be on the Capacity Building of young officials in the age group of 30s who have active 25 years of service to contribute in the making of India of 2047, through the Amrit Mahakal.
Moreover the process of Capacity Building is being institutionalised based on sound objective and scientific parameters, he said.
Addressing the Assistant Section Officers (Probationers) of 2019 Batch at the Institute of Secretariat Training & Management (ISTM) here, Dr Jitendra said, the entire nation looks towards you for playing your role efficiently, smartly and effectively. He said, it is time for them to work towards fulfilling the expectations of a citizen in a diligent and result-oriented manner by cutting down delays, ensuring timely disposal of business and strengthening the system of monitoring of outputs and outcomes.
The Minister said, the ASOs have the advantage of bringing in fresh perspectives and views on existing problems and they can use new thinking and ingenuity in their work processes, wherever posted.
Dr Jitendra Singh reminded the probationers that the Prime Minister Modi always emphasised to treat “Government Service as your “Seva” and not “Naukri”.
This is the second batch to undergo the revamped “role based” and “competency-based” training, where there will be a mix of online, on the job and class room training as well. The Ministries and Departments where they will be posted now will also be planning for their capacity building in the domain specific competencies, so that they can deliver the best in their allocated job.
Dr Jitendra Singh also released a book “Transforming India- Governance for Atmanirbhar Bharat” & “Adhigam”, ISTM’s Journal on ‘Research on Training and Governance’ on the occasion. S.D. Sharma, Director, ISTM & Joint Secretary (Trg.) and other senior officers also addressed the event.