Wednesday, April 8, 2020

iGOT (Integrated Govt. Online Training) courses on DIKSHA platform on COVID-19 pandemic

Latest DoPT Orders 2020

No: T-16017/5/2020-iGOT
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
D/o Personnel & Training
(Training Division)

Old JNU Campus, New Delhi
Dated: 07 April, 2020


Subject: iGOT (Integrated Govt. Online Training) courses on DIKSHA platform on COVID-19 pandemic.

The undersigned is directed to say that as all are aware, India faces a significantly higher threat from COVID-19 pandemic. It will be pertinent to take note of the fact that India’s first line of workers is already engaged in COVID relief and doing commendable job. However, a larger force will be needed to replace the first line and to tackle the exponential or geometric increase in positive COVID cases in the subsequent stages of the pandemic.

2. Accordingly, to take care of the training needs of the frontline workers, the launch of the iGOT platform has been fast-forwarded, and using the MoHRD DIKSHA as a host, has been retro-fitted to the purpose requested by the Empowered Group of Officers led by Shri Arun Panda.

3. Aversion of iGOT fitted to these needs has been launched with the following URL link - . The platform will provide the training modules on flexitime and on site basis so that the COVID response can be delivered at scale for the workforce needed to tackle the pandemic.

4. Courses on iGOT have been launched for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Hygiene Workers, Technicians, Auxiliary Nursing Midwives (ANMs), State Govt. Officers, Civil Defence Officials, (02 ) various Police Organisations, National Cadet Corps (NCC), Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), National Service Scheme (NSS), Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Bharat Scouts & Guides (BSG) and other volunteers at this stage. The details are as under:

(i) The URL iink is (QR Code is at Annexure -V).
(ii) User Instructions Manual is at Annexure -I.
(iii) Pamphlet of courses alongwith the Course QR Code is at Annexure -II.
(iv) Instructions for content creation are at Annexure - III.
(v) Launch Advertisements are at Annexure - IV & V.

5. It is requested that wide publicity be made and more and more members of the organisations concerned be encouraged to onboard the iGOT platform and undergo online training so that the pandemic may be handled efficiently.

(Manoj Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
  1. All Ministries / Departments of the Govt. of India
  2. Chief Secretaries of all State Govts / Union Territories
  3. Shri Arun Panda, Secretary, MSME - Chairman, Empowered Group on Augmenting Human Resources and Capacity Building.

Authorization of CSRF by employer COVID-19 outbreak

Allow employers / corporates to authorize the NPS Subscriber Registration Forms submitted by their employees by e-mail rather than physical authentication



CIR No: PFRDA/2020/2/CORP/1

Date: 24th March, 2020

All Stakeholders

Subject: Authorization of CSRF by employer

World Health Organisation has already recognized COVID-19 outbreak as a global pandemic and in light of various advisories issued by Ministries of Central Government /State Governments/ Local Administrations / Corporates for taking precautions to avoid spreading of the pandemic, many employers have implemented / encourage employees to work from home.

2. In light of the above and requests received from Points of Presence, it has been decided to allow employers / corporates to authorize the NPS Subscriber Registration Forms submitted by their employees through email instead of physical authentication subject to the following conditions:

- employee authorizations should be from the email ids of the Nodal Officer or the Alternate Nodal Officers as registered in CRA records.
- upon resumption of normalcy, re-authorization of employees by employer/corporate on their letter head to be collected by PoPs for all such cases.

3. The corporates / employers already authorizing the forms through online methods may continue the process as is.

Yours Sincerely
(Mono MG Phukon)
General Manager

Now Trending

Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2020

Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2020 CENTRAL GOVERNMENT HOLIDAY LISTS 2020 F.No.12/1/20...


All efforts have been made to ensure accuracy of the content on this blog, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. Our blog "Central Government Staff news" accepts no responsibility in relation to the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or otherwise, of the contents. Users are advised to verify/check any information with the relevant department(s) and/or other source(s), and to obtain any appropriate professional advice before acting on the information provided in the blog.

Links to other websites that have been included on this blog are provided for public convenience only.

The blog "Central Government Staff news" is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the view expressed within them. We cannot guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times.

Any suggestions write to us