Results Framework Document (RFD) formulation and monitoring
Results Framework Document (RFD) is a programme
by performance Management Division (PMD) of the
Cabinet Secretariat. The RFD is an understanding
between the Minister and the Secretary to the Department
as to what are its key objectives for the next year,
the actions that are proposed to achieve the objectives
and the success indicators that are set to measure the progress.
Based on the recommendation of the Second Administrative Reform Commission, the Prime Minister approved the outline of a "Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System (PMES) for Government Departments" in September 2009. Under PMES, each department is required to prepare a Results-Framework Document (RFD). The programme has been rolled out in phases with 30 Ministries/ Departments of Government of India chosen in phase I roll out in 2009-10. This has been extended to 74 Ministries / Departments in Government of India and 6 Responsibility Centers in Phase III in 2011-12.
The Board approved CBEC RFD for 2012-13 in june 2012 after the approval of the Department of Revenue. The percentage weightage for each objective indicated the inter se priority. The targeted rating to be achieved was 'Very Good'
The percentage weightage for each objective indicated the inter se priority. The targeted rating to be achieved was 'Very Good'. A range of values was given to rate performance from 'Excellent to Poor'
CBEC scored 74.2 marks out of 100 in external assessment in 2012-13. Results are available on CBEC website.
Secretary Revenue has approved CBEC RFD 2013-14 in August, 2013. The first half yearly report has been sent to Board on 29.10.2013. The updated report shall be sent in November, 2013 with more data from action owners.