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Spain heads for polls after tense campaign

A divided electorate of Spain generously headed to the polls after a response to the plea from the leaders of the party for a high turnout in the most open-ended and pivotal elections in decades. A tense campaign has been dominated by a debate over the national identity and other emotive issues like gender equality, ..

NCGG signs a MoU with IICA to ensure better utilisation of infrastructure facilities during training programmes

The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) to ensure better utilisation of infrastructure facilities during training programmes. The NCGG has been set up by the Government of India (GoI) under the aegis of DARPG (Department of Administrative Reforms and ..

The recently releases ‘Strategy for New India @ 75? document by NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog has released its comprehensive national ‘Strategy for New India @ 75? document with an aim to accelerate growth to 9-10% and make the country a $4-trillion economy by 2022-23. It is a detailed exposition across 41 crucial areas, that recognizes the progress already made, identifies binding constraints, and suggests the way forward for ..

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 ..

Bhopal venue of Regional Conference on Good Governance with Focus on Aspirational Districts

The Regional Conference on Good Governance with Focus on Aspirational Districts has started in Bhopal on September 10. This Conference is an effort to create a common platform to share experiences in the formulation and implementation of Best Practices in Citizen Centric Governance and improved Public Service Delivery through e-Governance, transparent, accountable and citizen-friendly effective ..

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 ..

21st National conference on e-Governance 2018

The 21st edition of National conference on e-Governance has started in Hyderabad, Telangana with theme “Technology for Accelerating Development” on February 26, 2018. The conference, which is jointly organised by the Government of India (GoI) and Telangana Administrative Reforms department, will provide a forum for Secretaries of Administrative Reforms and Information Technology of the Centre ..

India’s Soft Power

Power has always been the central point in all security studies in international relations. Power is the ability to achieve one’s goals or capacity to influence the decision of others to get favourable outcomes. Nations have made use of both hard power i.e. use of force and soft power i.e. using cordial relations with other ..