IIM Calcutta signs SOI with Capacity Building Commission
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has signed a “Statement of Intent” (SOI) with the Government of India’s Capacity Building Commission for a knowledge partnership to improve human resource management practices government, IIM Calcutta said in a statement on Friday. .
The declaration of intent was signed by Professor Uttam Kumar Sarkar, director of IIM Calcutta, and Hemang Jani, secretary of the New Delhi Capacity Building Commission on February 17, according to the statement. The Capacity Building Commission (CBC), incorporated in April 2021, is mandated to improve the government’s human resource management practices and increase the capacity of India’s 25 million civil servants.
As part of the initiative, the commission entered into a knowledge partnership with IIM Calcutta to structure a comprehensive innovative management development training strategy for multi-level public services, the statement said.
The Director of IIM Calcutta said, “Our collaboration with the Capacity Building Commission is another example of our commitment to the public good as the preeminent management education institution in the country.”
Under the overall framework of this SOI, IIM Calcutta will provide expertise in the design and delivery of training programs for civil servants across the country and support them with enhanced learning skills in their effective governance efforts.
Professor Bhaskar Chakrabarti, Dean (Academic) commended the Capacity Building Commission for its efforts to expand on-the-job learning for civil servants across the country through knowledge partnership.
He said: “Through this partnership, we at IIM Calcutta wish to support CBC in its important nationwide effort to build well-trained human resources. We look forward to working closely with CBC over the next two years. to create a repository of knowledge for the benefit of all civil servants”.
The Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata has been recognized for thought leadership through research and teaching modalities in the field of management and has an established reputation for providing world-class training to managers and administrators in exercise, both in the private and public sectors. sectors.
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