The TA will support building institutional capacity of DoPT to operationalize Integrated Government Online Training (iGOT) scheme by developing an intelligent LMS which would offer about 10 e-learning modules to cover about 2,000 civil servants spread across the country on a pilot basis. The proposed LMS will have a multi device access capability (desktop, laptop, tablet and smart phone) to enable on site and on time learning by the civil servants from their duty station without a need to travel to a training center. This approach will enable DoPT to enhance coverage of training programs to a large number of civil servants with lesser resources in terms of cost and time.
|Project Name||Establishing Online Capacity Building Infrastructure at the Department of Personnel and Training|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management / Public administration
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The TA will support building institutional capacity of DoPT to operationalize Integrated Government Online Training (iGOT) scheme by developing an intelligent LMS which would offer about 10 e-learning modules to cover about 2,000 civil servants spread across the country on a pilot basis. The proposed LMS will have a multi device access capability (desktop, laptop, tablet and smart phone) to enable on site and on time learning by the civil servants from their duty station without a need to travel to a training center. This approach will enable DoPT to enhance coverage of training programs to a large number of civil servants with lesser resources in terms of cost and time.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Within GOI, DOPT is mandated under the National Training Policy 2012 to cater to the capacity development needs of three tiers of government (National, State and Local Body). However, DOPT's current approach in creating capacity and knowledge base has been largely centered around traditional classroom style knowledge sharing trainings. This traditional method poses several constraints, such as limited outreach to targeted officials, and high administrative cost such as staff travel and per diems. At present, domestic and foreign trainings can cover only a small proportion of mostly senior level officials. As a result, there is an inadequate coverage of training programs for professional staff who are responsible for leading or undertaking planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various development schemes, affecting timely, efficient, and quality implementation of those schemes. In the meantime, the recent technological advancements have opened up a range of information technology-based options such as e-learning for creating capacity and knowledge with higher efficiency and effectiveness. Tapping the opportunity, DOPT has launched a new scheme Integrated Government Online Training (iGOT)', under which DOPT intends to develop an LMS to offer e-learning modules targeted at professional civil servants working at the operational leadership level to increase the access to new information and knowledge and operationally relevant training programs to build institutional capacities. This is in line with GOI's flagship program Digital India which aims to improve public service delivery using digital platforms. The proposed TA aims to prioritize training topics relevant to development schemes such as procurement, contract management, construction management, project evaluation and appraisal, as well as cross-cutting important subjects such as new technologies, data analytics, IT tools in governance, and GOI office administrative procedures. ADB has pioneered to establish quality training systems of these project implementation related subjects under the Capacity Development Resource Center (CDRC) that is established in India Resident Mission (INRM) jointly with DEA. The TA will use the developed CDRC materials and knowledge base as references to develop e-learning systems of the LMS under the iGOT scheme. The TA objective is in line with the strategic priority of the CPS for India (2018 2022) to promote knowledge management and capacity building, and will help institutionalize and disseminate the training systems developed under CDRC in the GOI's training systems.|
|Impact||Increased access to training|
|Description of Outcome||Increased access to e-learning training modules for civil servants.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Implementation of iGOT Scheme supported.
Institutional Capacity of DOPT developed.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will facilitate procurement and development of LMS and development of e-learning modules through a firm. Development of LMS will be done by hiring a firm using Consultant Qualification (CQS) Method since highly specialized expertise required for this is available among few consulting firms in the open market. The estimated cost of the assignment is $200,000. Developing e-learning modules is considered non-consulting services and will be done by engaging a firm through Request for Quotation method. The estimated cost of the assignment is $65,000. 6 Individual consultants will also be recruited.|
|Procurement||Procurement of goods and works as a separate package not envisaged under the TA|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Vikram Annamraju|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Mr. Syed Imran Ahmed, Deputy Secretary, Training Division, DOPT
North Block, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
|Concept Clearance||06 Sep 2019|
|Fact Finding||09 Sep 2019 to 09 Sep 2019|
|Approval||25 Oct 2019|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||29 Oct 2019|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|25 Oct 2019||-||-||30 Sep 2021||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|300,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||300,000.00||25 Oct 2019||0.00|
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|Establishing Online Capacity Building Infrastructure at the Department of Personnel and Training: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Oct 2019|
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