The particulars of organisation, functions and duties

PROACTIVE DISCLOSURE UNDER SECTION 4 OF RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005
SECTION 4 (1)(b)(1)

PARTICULARS OF ORGANISATION AND FUNCTION

Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA) is an apex State Training Institute funded by the Govt. of Haryana. HIPA was established in 1983 with the objective of providing training, research and consultancy to improve efficiency and effectiveness in administration. The Institute endeavors to realize its objectives by enhancing professional knowledge, skills and inculcating attitude necessary for better performance of an individual and also of an organisation.

INSTITUTE'S STRUCTURE

HIPA is an autonomous society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The governing body is headed by the Chief Minister. The managing committee called the Executive Council, is headed by the Chief Secretary of the State, looks after the functioning of the Institute. The Director who is a senior IAS officer normally in the rank of Financial Commissioner & Principal Secretary to the State Government is the Principal Executive Officer of the Institute.

The Institute’s professional structure consists of the following core faculties:-

  • Computer Science
  • Behavioural Science
  • Economics And Development Planning
  • Public Administration
  • Financial Management
  • Sociology
  • Disaster Management

Each faculty functions with considerable autonomy and flexibility and is responsible for designing, developing and carrying out training programmes, research and consultancy.

The Institute maintains a permanent core faculty of well-qualified and experienced members, while the subject specialists and management experts are invited as guest faculty from time to time.

TRAINING

  1. INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES
    For IAS probationers alloted to Haryana cadre and also for Haryana Civil Service (Executive Branch) probationers.
  2. FOUNDATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES
    For category ‘A’ & ‘B’ officers of all Government Departments recruited through Haryana Public Service Commission.
  3. IN SERVICE TRAINING FOR HCS
    The Institute organises compulsory inservice training programmes for the HCS (Executive Branch) Officers.
  4. SUBJECT SPECIFIC SHORT-TERM IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMMES
    The Institute organises subject-specific in-service training programmes for officers of different departments of the State Government on various areas.
  5. NEED-BASED TRAINING PROGRAMMES
    These are organised for various Corporations/Boards and other autonomous bodies of the State Government and Central Government.
  6. TRAINING COURSES FOR MINISTERIAL STAFF
    To improve the efficiency of officials right at the cutting edge level, the Institute also conducts training for supervisory level and class III employees of the State Government through its Secretariat Management School (SMS) Gurgaon and Divisional Centre (DTC), Panchkula.
  7. DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING (GOI) HIPA
    HIPA conducts various training programmes sponsored by DOPT, Government of India such as 1-week/3-weeks in-service training programmes for IAS officers. In addition, some training programmes on subjects sponsored by various other National and International Agencies are also conducted.
  8. SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
    In view of growing multidisciplinary approaches, the Institute conducts seminars and workshops so as to facilitate frequent interaction among the administrators, academicians and professionals on various subjects of interest.

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY

The Institute undertakes, promotes and coordinates research and analytical studies on its own and in collaboration with other Government and Non-government organisations.The research and consultancy services offered by the Institute basically aim at problem diagnosis, preparation of action plans and redesigning and restructuring systems. The institute offers research and consultancy in the following areas :

  • Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Survey Research.
  • Organisational Change.
  • Strategic Economic Planning (Power Sector, Local Institutions etc.)
  • Social Sector Re-engineering: (Health, Gender Issues and Education.)
  • System Study, Design and Development.
  • Library Organisation & Automation.

The major achievements of HIPA in the area of research and consultancy includes a number of research projects successfully completed and publically acknowledged.

LOCATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

The Institute shifted to its own campus at Gurgaon in 1993, located at Plot No. 76, Sector -18, Gurgaon over a plot of 7 acres of Land. HIPA is just 10 kms. away from the International Airport on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway.

The Institute building has four stories and is equipped with excellent infrastructure facilities consisting of a number of class-rooms equipped with modern training aids, computer labs, spacious auditorium and conference rooms.

Library & Information Centre of the Institute is equipped with a core collection of over 25000 books in the area of Social Sciences, Management and Literature. The Centre subscribes to almost all leading Journals & Magazines of National and International repute.

Air-conditioned reading hall of the library provide conducive environment for study and research.

The Institute’s hostel provides well-furnished, comfortable accommodation for about 90 trainees at one time. It has spacious dining hall, mess facilities, indoor games like Table Tenis,Billards, Squesh Court etc. and sitting arrangements for smaller groups.