Divisional Workshop on GPMS held in Dhaka

The government has introduced Annual Performance Agreement (APA) at field level offices from 2016-17. To perform all the functions effectively and timely officials of different field level offices should have the clear idea about the recent guidelines for 2016-17 APA.  In this context under CoP-ll program, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University and Cabinet Division, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, jointly hosted one workshop on Government Performance Management System on 22 October 2016 at the Divisional Commissioner’s Office, Dhaka.

The purpose of the workshop was to orient and train 25 officers from different departments at the district and divisional level that how to design the vision, mission, objectives, and indicator based performance targets in 2016-2017. 

APA is a record of the people’s mandates which represented by the Minister and Secretary of the Ministry/Division responsible for implementing this mandate. Moreover, it is one kind of monitoring system to ensure mobility and transparency of the work of the different ministry/division in a given process and schedule. Current APA will be based on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and highly recommended for developing three new components which were creating work environment including maintaining hygiene; reform office set up and manage a space for guest room; and form a complaint or opinion center.

In open discussion and lecture session, participants shared their challenges.

The trainers are Mr. Altaf Hossain Sheikh, Deputy Secretary and Mr. Md. Kamrul Hasan Senior Assistant Secretary of Cabinet Division. The day long workshop consisted with Inaugural, open discussions, lecture on APA, Group work and lastly Presentation of group work with observation of the participants and trainers.