Ministries told to spell out specific targets for 2022

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Mains Paper 2: Governance | Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:

Prelims level: Particulars of the e-Samiksha

Mains level: ‘Minimum government, maximum governance’ is a famous slogan of this government.


Project implementation

  1. The Cabinet Secretariat has asked all Central government departments to work out specific targets to be achieved by 2022
  2. In 2022, India will complete 75 years of independence
  3. The Ministries have also been asked to adopt the tenet of ‘minimum government, maximum governance’ in their work
  4. Separately, the Departments have been told to identify five-seven major reform areas that need attention

e-Samiksha mechanism

  1. PM is monitoring the Ministries’ progress in implementing projects and policy initiatives under the e-Samiksha mechanism
    Particulars of the e-Samiksha
  2. e-SamikSha is a real time, on-line system for monitoring of follow-up action on the decisions taken during the presentations made by different Ministries/Departments to the Prime Minister
  3. The follow-up action in respect of each decision is to be updated by the concerned Ministry/Department/Agency as and when the status changes or at least every month
  4. Different users such as the PMO/Cabinet Secretariat/Ministries/Departments can securely access the system through a log-in/password
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