Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Samir Kumar Sinha signed the MoU on behalf of the Government of Assam and Director of IIM Bangalore Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan signed the MoU on behalf of IIM Bangalore to develop a cadre of capable and capable leaders to support the governing government. The Minister’s Young Professionals Program (CMYPP) is aimed at supporting the district administration in the short term to improve the delivery of the program in identified sectors such as health, education, women and child development.
Sarma described the day as a significant one in the annals of Assam’s administrative history. He said that the agreement will have a large potential for the overall growth of the region as for the first time a new support system has been established to support the district administration to improve the delivery of the program in the specified sectors. He thanked IIM Bangalore for working with the state government which he said will help a lot in the development of social services in the state.
He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Assam and other North Eastern states have seen rapid development in various fields. The vision of the Prime Minister for the growth and development of the area has given people hope, energy and new strength. He said that Assam’s economic growth has seen the State’s Gross Domestic Product (GSDP) double in the last five years which has ensured that Assam can achieve the desired growth and soon the state will even participate. can take the growth of the country itself. .
“Our government is working to build a strong local system in terms of governance and management. To benefit from the continuous growth of the State, we are looking to build a resilient administration starting at the district level,” he added. The Chief Minister’s Young Professionals Program aims to invite young professionals to support the change process in Assam to help create measurable changes at the district level on indicators. Continuous Improvement.
It may be mentioned that a total of 75 professionals will form the cohort of the Chief Minister’s Young Professionals Program (CMYPP). Two scholars will be assigned to 35 districts. Five practitioners at the regional center each with Health, Education and Women and Child Development department, one for NHM and one for Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. A competitive entry process will be followed to identify this group. Eligibility for admission to CMYPP will be a Master’s degree in social science, social work, public health policy, public administration, law, economics or management. The entrance test will be conducted by IIM Bangalore which will be a combination of aptitude, group discussion and interviews.
CMYPP is designed to support DCs in the implementation of priority sectors such as NHM, RMSA, SSA, POSHAN 2.0 and other flagship programmes. This group will support the district administration in the implementation of government policies for the welfare of the people. After completion of two years CMYPP will offer degree in public policy and management from IIM Bangalore.