Stress management classes for Central Government employees
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
QUESTION NO 230
ANSWERED ON 19.03.2015
Stress management classes for Government employees
230 Smt. Wansuk Syiem
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to satate :-
(a) whether in a move akin to the corporate sector practices, Government would soon kick-start stress-management and efficiency improvement classes for its employees, conducted by the National Council for Training and Social Research;
(b) whether this programme is designed for office staff including personal staff, middle level officers and senior staff members in Government departments and PSUs; and
(c) whether the cost of training during a three-day programme, ranging from Rs.20,000/- to Rs.45,000/- per employee would be borne by Government?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT AS REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (c) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. *230 ASKED BY SHRIMATI WANSUK SYIEM REGARDING STRESS MANAGEMENT CLASSES FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FOR ANSWER ON 19.03.2015.
(a): Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) is the nodal department for coordinating the implementation of National Training Policy (NTP). The departments/ ministries are required to conduct training for their cadres/ employees through various training programmes as per their need, under this Policy. At present, there is no proposal under consideration of Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) for organizing any programme on stress management and efficiency improvement through National Council for Training and Social Research, New Delhi.
However, Ministry of Labour and Employment has sought nominations from its officials, including the office of Director General Labour Welfare, Jaisalmer House for a three days technical workshop on “Stress & Stress Management & Staff Development In Improving Enhancing Efficiency and Behavioural Skills” to be organised by National Council for Training & Social Research, New Delhi from 9th to 11th April, 2015.
So far no nomination has been received in the Ministry of Labour.
(b) & (c): Yes Sir, as per the letter received from National Council for Training & Social Research, New Delhi, this programme is designed for the office staff including personal staff, middle level officers and senior staff members working in Administration, Personnel Management Divisions of the Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Organisation. The cost indicated by the organisation is ranging from Rs. 19600.00 to Rs. 39600.00 per candidate.
After receiving nominations, the Ministry of Labour would examine financial implications and take appropriate decision.