India has won the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) Award, 2018.
The CAPAM award was announced at Annual General Members Meet held at Georgetown, Guyana. Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) under Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is the institutional member of Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM).
Unnayan Banka initiative for reinventing education using the technology of Banka District, Bihar was awarded under Category “Innovation Incubation”.
Unified Agriculture Markets of Karnataka Government was awarded in ‘Innovation in Public Service Management’. This initiative has also been awarded overall Gold Award for CAPAM Awards, 2018.
CAPAM is non-profit association representing the international network of over 1100 senior public servants, heads of government, leading academics and researchers located in over 50 different countries across the Commonwealth.
CAPAM is guided by international leaders who believe in the value of networking, knowledge exchange and promotion of good governance for the betterment of citizens in Commonwealth countries.
CAPAM announces its International Innovations Awards (IIA) Programme bi-annually, since 1998. These awards celebrate spirit of innovation in public service by recognizing organizations that have made significant contributions to improve governance and services in the public sector.