Modi may implement performance-based incentives for govt
New Delhi: Following its
mantra of maximum governance and minimum government, Prime Minister Narendra
Modimay implement performance-based incentives schemes for central government
The Department of
Personnel and Training (DoPT) is slated to give a detailed presentation on
Performance-Related Incentive Scheme (PRIS), which was recommended by Sixth Pay
Commission and accepted by the UPA government, to the prime minister soon,
officials said. PRIS could not be implemented by the UPA government which had
given its “in-principle” approval.
DoPT is likely to
outline the salient features of the scheme aimed at improving governance in its
presentation to Modi. “The detailed guidelines will be put in place after prime
minister gives his go-ahead to it,” a senior DoPT official said.
As per the draft
guidelines framed during UPA’s tenure, performance-related incentive will be
payable taking into account the performance of the organisation and employees
during the period under consideration. There are about 50 lakh central
“PRIS may prove to be a
big game changer for improving governance and delivering maximum output.
The prime minister may
incorporate some new features,” the official said.