The award was given by Korean Development Institute (KDI), the leading think-tank of Korean government which conducted a programme for 94 IAS officers in collaboration with DoPT and the LBSNAA, Mussoorie. KDI’s president Oh-Seok Hyun presented Borah the award in recognition of his progressive participation during the programme activities and commitment in promoting the atmosphere of prosperity during the
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The recognition of bureaucrats by credible organizations and government institutions now help in career growth after Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) decided last year to include awards, citations, articles, books etc. in the Executive Record Sheets, or ER sheets of IAS.
may reduce its bureaucracy by 20% Russia
Russia may reduce the number of state employees by the next financial and may cut the country’s bureaucracy by whopping 20% in the next three years, a report in Wall Street Journal said. The country’s number of bureaucrats has swelled by 80% since the beginning of the decade. Under the plan, the number of state employees would be reduced by 5% in 2011, another 10% in 2012 and by the proposed 20% by 2013, according to the report.