Mid-Career Training Programmes for Bureaucrats
The percentage of participation of officers in the Mid-Career Training Programmes (MCTP) varies between 70% to 95% of the full capacity of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie. The programme was aimed at improving the competencies of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers
In accordance with the Indian Administrative Service (Pay) Rules, 2007 the State/UT Governments cannot grant career benefits to those IAS officers who have not completed the respective phases of the mandatory Mid Career Training Programme.
The provisions of the IAS (Pay) Rules, 2007 and the implications thereof on grant of career benefits to IAS officers are brought to the notice of all the State Governments/UTs each year, before the commencement of each phase of the mandatory Mid Career Training Programme.
This was stated by Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and PMO, Shri V. Narayanasamy in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.