The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievance (DAPRG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, will hold Inter-Ministerial meetings on Citizens Charter and e-Governance, according to an official.
Addressing the valedictory session of the Regional Conference on Good Governance with focus on Aspirational districts which ended in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday, KV Eapen, the Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievance (DAPRG) said it.
The Government of India draws inspiration from the grievance redressal mechanism of Madhya Pradesh government, stated Eapen while laying stress upon the need to replicate the best practices of good governance in various States.
On this occasion, Additional Secretary DAPRG V Shrinivas chose to point out that Collectors of aspirational districts highlighted the challenges faced due to the lack of manpower.
Also present on the occasion were State Nodal officer and Professor, IMG, Dr Ram Mohan, who addressed the gathering.
A total of 52 participants from 15 states, 8 Union Territories and Collectors from five aspirational districts attended the conference.
On effective governance there were presentations on Local Self Governance – Learnings from Kerala was presented by former Chief Secretary S.M. Vijayanand, Chairman, Centre for Management Development, Thiruvananthapuram, Beat Plastic Pollution by Prof. (Dr.) R. Vasudevan, Dean, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, and Citizen Satisfaction on Public Distribution System in Kerala by Prof. (Dr.) S. Jaya, Institute of Management in Government, Thiruvananthapuram.