The Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) has been a knowledge-partner of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) providing technical assistance and advisory services for several years. There has been good chemistry and synergy of working between the Department and ASCI with the knowledge-partnership gaining traction and going from strength to strength with each passing year.
Most importantly, the Department has been enlisting the services of ASCI in the successful implementation of the PM Awards Scheme. ASCI has thus been providing consulting services to the Dept. since the inception of the Scheme in 2005, except for two years in between. With the Department and ASCI working in close collaboration, the Scheme attained much popularity and visibility, with civil servants from across the counrty actively participating in the Scheme to showcase their good work and the outcomes emerging therefrom.