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Accountability

Accountability refers to answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. Accountability of a public servant A Public servant is accountable to the minister for the responsibility and authority he or she exercises on the minister’s behalf. The Public servant is accountable for upholding the law and adhering to the policies and guidelines of the ..

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India ranks 53rd in Budget Transparency and Accountability

According to the Open Budget Survey conducted by the International Budget Partnership, India ranked 53rd among 117 countries in budget transparency and accountability. Highlights: World India scored 49 out 0f 100 in the survey. The score was above the global average of 45. New Zealand scored 87 and topped the list. South Africa, Mexico and ..

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Post Retirement Jobs of Judges: Conflict of Interest

The appointment Justice Sunil Gaur, the retired Delhi High Court judge who delivered judgments in the cases which the opposition criticized as political witch-hunt as stirred up a new controversy. Other Similar Controversies Earlier this year in January 2019 Justice AK Sikri was forced to turn down an offer from the government to nominate him to ..

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Chhattisgarh Public Financial Management and Accountability Program

The Government of India, the State Government of Chhattisgarh and the World Bank signed a $25.2 Million Loan Agreement to support the State’s Reforms in Expenditure Management under Chhattisgarh Public Financial Management and Accountability Program. Chhattisgarh Public Financial Management and Accountability Program The reforms encompass Expenditure Planning, Investment Management, Budget Execution, Public Procurement and Accountability. ..

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Railway Minister launches Rail Drishti Dashboard

The Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has launched Rail Drishti dashboard. It encompasses all the digitisation efforts in Indian Railways and promotes transparency and accountability. Rail Drishti Dashboard The url of the dashboard is raildrishti.cris.org.in. The dashboard brings information from various sources on a single platform and gives access to key statistics and parameters to every ..

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IIT- Madras collaborates with Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency (TNeGA) to enhance data-driven governance

IIT-Madras has collaborated with Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency (TNeGA) to enhance data-driven governance. Through this engagement, the Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC DSAI ) at IIT-Madras has agreed to support the State government on various data science and ICT-related challenges. The collaboration is expected to contribute towards various aspects of ..

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India ranked 35th spot in 2018 on JLL’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI)

India has moved up one place from 36 in 2016 to 35th spot in 2018 on JLL’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) aided by improvement in market fundamentals, policy reforms, and liberalization of FDI. The report covers 100 markets and is based on 186 indicators divided into six areas –performance measurement, market fundamentals, governance ..

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