RFD: Performance Appraisal

THAT the government departments in Jammu and Kashmir will be preparing ‘Results Framework Document’, 2013 onwards is a welcome development that hopefully would bring about a positive change in the work culture in the state’s public sector. Since long a need for such a mechanism was being felt in the state as would help the government departments to spruce up and improve their outputs. It is no secret that over the years the work culture in the government departments, particularly those working on infrastructure and developmental front, has not seen any significant improvement. More often than not the poor working has badly impacted the developmental projects in the state. Not just that a number of projects started with much fanfare have faced inordinate delays, the poor work culture has given rise to the corruption levels in the public sector. No wonder then, the state has ignominiously earned the rank 2 in the most corrupted states in India. Thankfully, with the introduction of the performance appraisal reports that would come in the public domain for rating and reaction, government departments won’t find any excuse to evade their responsibility. The new system would require every department of the State to prepare its RFD making it clear whether the goals set at the beginning of the year have been achieved. Interestingly, the appraisal report would give an insight into critical segments of public functioning like allocation of funds by the departments, distribution, etc. At least 14 departments including Home, Health, Power and R&B in the state are slated to prepare the RFD every year. Pertinently, the states in Indian where “Results Framework Document” is being made have witnessed significant improvement in the work culture. After the introduction of the system in the state, there is a need that departments getting lower ranks should get rap on their knuckles. Otherwise if the purpose of RFD remains only to get public feedback and confine  it in office files, it won’t have any effect on the ground.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST




  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)
  • MORE FROM EDITORIAL

  • Kashmir

Govt ‘ignores’ qualified administrators for JK hospitals

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 13: The recent selection of administrators for hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir has drawn flak in the wake of “flawed recruitment rules” of the Health and Medical Education Department.   More



  • Srinagar City

Srinagar development frustrates PDP: NC

Muftis creating urban-rural divide among people: Tanvir Sadiq

Reaction

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 13:  Ruling National Conference Tuesday accused the Peoples Democratic Party of creating rural-urban divide in Kashmir adding that the PDP’s recent statement against NC was “bunch of lies More




  • South Asia

India can learn from Pak's poverty alleviation scheme: Nitish Kumar

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Nov 13: Poverty is a cross-border phenomenon and India could learn from the experiences of the Benazir Income Support Programme, the Pakistan government's flagship poverty alleviation scheme More



  • World

Top US commander in Afghanistan under investigation

LALIT K JHA\PTI

Washington, Nov 13:  America's top commander in Afghanistan is being probed for his alleged "inappropriate communication" with a woman linked to former CIA director David Petraeus, who resigned abruptly More



  • Tral

TRAL REELS UNDER DARKNESS

CONCERN

Tral: People of many villages here have accused the Power Development Department (PDD) of using dilly dallying tactics to restore power supply.  Inhabitants of Wandakhpora Awantipora, Malik Mohalla More



ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions