National Program for Civil Services and Capacity Building (NPCSCB)- Mission Karmayogi

Objectives of NPCSCB:

  • To transform the Indian civil services capacity building landscape by establishing a robust digital ecosystem enabling continuous anytime anywhere learning to make the officials future ready for NPCSCB.

Salient Features of NPCSCB:

  • Background: Launched in 2020, the program prescribes capacity building programs for civil servants.
  • Ministry: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions.
  • Coverage: The Program covers all civil servants (including contractual employees) across different ministries, departments, organizations and agencies of the Union Government.


  • Key approach:
    • Aligns work allocations of civil servants by matching their competencies to the requirement of the post.
    • Emphasizes on on-site learning to complement off-site learning.
    • Create an ecosystem of shared learning infrastructure including that of learning materials, institutions and personnel.
  • Institutional Structure
    • Prime Minister’s (PMHR) HR council
    • Cabinet Secretariat Coordination unit
    • Capacity Building Commissions
    • Karmyogi Bharat SPV (a not for profit company)


  • Karmayogi Prarambh is an online orientation program
    • It aims to provide all the necessary details related to government policies for newly appointees recruited through Rozgar Melas.
    • It includes a set of eight courses curated to help all Rozgar Mela appointees
  • Impact expected: Direct benefit to 1.5 crore Government officials in the long run and amplifying impact on citizens who get empowered by the civil services.


Way Forward:

The ultimate aim of Mission Karmayogi is to ensure “Ease of Living” for common man, “Ease of Doing Business” and Citizen-Centricity that is reducing the gap between the government and the citizens.

Source: dopt.gov.in