What is IMPA ?
J&K Institute of Management, Public Administration
and Rural Development, J&K IMPA came into existence as an autonomous
society under the aegis of the State Government on 04.09.1986. The
Institute was created with a view to provide in-service training to the
state government employees as also to undertake action research in
areas of crucial importance to the administration of the state. IMPA
endeavors to upgrade the knowledge skills and to bring in required
attitudes among its clientele group. IMPA sensitizes the trainee
participants about the impact of various emerging challenges in the
field of Administration , Management and Rural Development. J&K IMPA
at present functions at Srinagar and
IMPA’s activities and contact details can be seen on its website:
The vision of IMPA is to focus on the policies and
training programmes that benefit the State employees by improving
the operational and managerial efficiency, energizing the
democratic decentralization process by capacity building, promoting the
rural development process by dissemination of information with the use of
To act as ‘Think Tank’ and as well as
Apex Knowledge Centre for assisting State Government in policy
formulation and decision making processes.
To examine and analyze the factors contributing to the
improvement of economic and social well being of people of the State on a
sustainable basis with special focus on the disadvantaged groups by
undertaking action research, consultancy and documentation..
To facilitate the
application and adoption of contemporary Administrative Reforms with
particular emphasis and focus on the government employees by improving
their knowledge, skills and attitudes through trainings, workshops,
seminars and presentations. This should in the long run enrich the
intellectual capital of state bureaucracy
IMPA is engaged in the following
activities with a view to achieving the related activities:
Design and conduct training programmes, organize conferences, seminars
and Workshops for Civil Servants of the State. A proforma is
distributed among the trainees for assessing the effectiveness of various
components of each training programme and their relevance to the specific
needs of the clientele groups. On the basis of the feedback,
overall effectiveness of the training activity is measured for reviewing
training packages to be conducted subsequently.
Conduct sponsored Training programmes for various Departments and
other agencies as per their individual training requirements
,recommendations and as per the guidelines of the Government of
Undertake, support, promote and coordinate research at the
Institute level as well as through other agencies. Greater emphasis
is laid on the action research and its application aspects.
Study various aspects of the Administration, Management, Panchayati Raj
Institutions, local level governance across the state on periodic basis;
Analyze and propose solutions to problems in planning and
implementation of the programmes for
Administration, Management and Rural Development;
Disseminate information through newsletter and Annual
Impart pre-recruitment coaching to the aspirants of
Administrative and other competitive examinations.
The clientele of IMPA includes Higher, Middle and Lower Level
Employees of the state government , elected representatives of State
Government, employees of other Organizations and academicians from
colleges, universities and institutions. IMPA also offers Training programmes under the Sponsorship programme of the Government of India.