Probity in Governance

Probity (Satyanishtha in Hindi) literally means a complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles. Every day, we hear and talk about probity in public life. We expect our political leaders and bureaucrats to be transparent in their dealings. Their…


World Bank Concept of Good Administration

A good administration refers to both the requirements of service without undue delay and access to appropriate service. The concept ‘effective administration’ is means that each department, agency, local authority, or other public body exercises its powers in accordance with…


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…