India Wins CAPAM Award 2018

India has won the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) Award, 2018. The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is an institutional member of CAPAM. The awards were announced at the Annual General Members Meet held at Georgetown, Guyana. 
The initiative entitled “Unnayan Banka”- Reinventing Education Using Technology of Banka District, State of Bihar has been awarded under the Category “Innovation Incubation”. Another initiative entitled “Unified Agriculture Markets” of Co-operation Department of Government of Karnataka has also been selected under the Category ‘Innovation in Public Service Management’. This initiative has also been awarded the overall Gold Award for CAPAM Awards, 2018.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018: 
  • CAPAM has been announcing its International Innovations Awards (IIA) Programme bi-annually, since 1998.