Centre for Innovations in Public Systems was set up in 2010 with funding from Govt. of India at Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad in terms of the recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission.
The mandate of this Centre is to actively promote and disseminate among States those practices which have enhanced service delivery, increased efficiency and ensured cost reduction.
The Advisory Council, comprising of all the Chief Secretaries of State Governments/UTs apart from Central Government Representatives and Independent Experts, monitor the implementation of CIPS work programme.
The Steering Committee, headed by Director General, ASCI provides the forum for giving shape and driving the work programme of the Centre.