Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commision (IARCSC)
The establishment of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission was first stipulated in the Bonn Agreements. Based on the Decree Number 257 on 23 May 2002 of Interim Government of Afghanistan, IARCSC was created under the name of “Independent Civil Administration Commission” as an independent budgetary unit. Leading the establishment of a robust administration, recruiting civil servants based on merit and skill, establishing the core civil services, and organizing the issues related to civil servants was the main goals behind the commission’s establishment.
As per the article 2 of the Head of Transitional Government of Afghanistan’s Decree Number 25 on 10 June 2003 its name was changed to “Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission and from this day the IARCSC started its operations.
Based on article 1 of the said decree, developing, managing, leading and implementation of nationwide reforms and based on article 3 of this decree issues such as identifying, selecting and proposing the appointment of high level civil servants; review and approval of civil service institutions requests on recruitment are considered the duties and responsibilities of the IARCSC Article 6 of this decree stipulates that ministries and government organizations are required to follow the decisions made by IARCSC.See more