Earmarking of at least 2.5% of Salary Budget for training and capacity building
The Government of India’s Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension has issued an office memorandum stating the importance of earmarking at least 2.5% of the salary budget for training and capacity building, in accordance with the National Training Policy of 2012. The Department of Expenditure’s notification dated 10th December 2022 has created a new Object Head called ‘Training Expenses’ under Rule 8 of the Delegation of Financial Power Rules, 1978. This memorandum is applicable to all Ministries, Departments, and Organizations under the Government of India.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
Old JNU Campus, New Delhi
Dated the 7th March, 2023
Sub: Earmarking of at least 2.5% of Salary Budget for training and capacity building – reg.
The undersigned is directed to say that the National Training Policy, 2012, inter alia. recommends that each Ministry / Department / Organization set aside at least 2.5%, of its salary budget tor training (para 9.2 of NTP, 2072 refers).
2. In this regard, attention is drawn to the D/o Expenditure’s Notification dated 10th December, 2022 copy enclosed) conveying hereby amendment to Rule 8 of the Delegation of Financial power Rules, 1978, vide which a new Object Head, namely, ‘Training Expenses’ has been created.
3. This is for Information and necessary action of all Ministries / Departments / Organizations under Government of India.
4. Hindi version of this OM will follow.
Encl: As above
Signed by Dasari Rameeh Babu
Date: O7-03-2023 15:15:54
Reason : Approved
Under Secretary to the Govt of India