Governance in India

November 5, 2016

Block Chain and Distributed Ledger Technology

In India, governance bodies at all levels are grappling with an explosion of information from various traditional channels of information supply like property and land records, data pertaining to population, geography, welfare schemes etc. Apart from the traditional channels newer…

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Crisis of Accountability and Governance in India

Accountability in India has two facets, separate but interrelated. The first is political, where the executive is accountable to Parliament, which has many devices and Instrumentalities for keeping tabs on the executive. The second facet is primarily administrative, where the…

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Importance of Ethical Values in Good Governance

The concept of "governance" is the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented). Good governance is characterised by 8 major values. It is participatory, consensus oriented, accountable, transparent, responsive, effective and efficient, equitable and…

December 21, 2014

Gigantic Memorials and public good

The recent announcement by Maharashtra government that it intends to build a gigantic statue of the Maratha king Shivaji Maharaj, coming on the heels of beginning of a similar project  for memorial of Sardar Patel by Gujarat government, smacks more…