PM directs for performance-based evaluation of all civil servants

KATHMANDU, JUNE 13: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has directed the concerned authorities to develop and implement a performance-based evaluation system with indicators for all civil servants starting from the new financial year.

At the third quarterly progress review and ministerial-level development action committee meeting of the current financial year held at Singha Durbar yesterday, he emphasized the necessity to transform the performance level and conduct of every employee. Furthermore, he stated that the Office of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers (OPMCM) should be made the real centre of government affairs.

Prime Minister Dahal called for special attention to the implementation of the remaining programs and activities of the current financial year, aiming to achieve 100 percent results. He also stressed the need for timely preparatory work to ensure the effective implementation of the policies, programs, and budget for the next financial year.

Highlighting the necessity for a proactive role from all employees to achieve the set goals within the specified timeframe, he mentioned that the competence of the employees will be enhanced through incentives and motivation.

He pointed out the need to establish the OPMCM and its subordinate bodies as national standards in terms of performance, results, and quality. He urged attention to be paid to the overall image and progress of the executive headquarters of the country, as it reflects the performance of the government.

The Prime Minister also emphasized the need to develop an effective monitoring and evaluation system to receive timely information, conduct in-depth analysis, and take positive interventions for problem-solving.

During the meeting, reports on the progress of the OPMCM and its subordinate bodies up to the third quarter of the current financial year were presented, highlighting the problems encountered in implementation and other matters.

On the occasion, the Secretary of the OPMCM, along with the heads and representatives of the subordinate agencies, expressed their views on their respective responsibilities. The Prime Minister's Advisor, the Chief Secretary, secretaries of subordinate bodies, and other employees were present at the meeting, according to OPMCM spokesperson Prem Prasad Acharya.