Institutions / Agencies
The Centre for Good Governance has been established in HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration in the Year 2004 and registered as a society in March 2005. The CGG aims to coordinate and support the designing and implementation of the State Government’s governance reforms programmes. Thus it would undertake action research, provide professional advice, and conduct change management programmes for government departments and other concerned agencies. This way the Centre would cater to the needs of policy makers, civil servants, relevant authorities, representatives of industries, academics, research institutions and non-governmental organizations for implementing the reform initiatives in the State.
To develop a premier institution for resource and capacity building for the state governments, their various departments and officials and also for local self governments and civil society and devote itself fully to providing support to the governmental efforts to reform the system.
The objectives of the CGG are:
□ To create a knowledge base to be utilized by the stakeholders so as to know and analyze their negative and positive aspects of functioning ;
□ On the basis of above studies to audit and suggest new Public Management Systems in administration especially under the indicators such as speed, clarity, transparency, predictability, responsiveness, required interface, understanding and execution of rules and procedures in such a way that it fulfills the aims and objectives of the organization;
□ To organize and support training programmes for the stakeholders to tune in their policies, procedures and outcome with good governance and people’s participation in development and also to devise ways to empower people at large;
□ To help strengthen institutions which may function as positive pressure groups for result- oriented delivery systems and restructuring of delivery system;
□ To create a bank of best practices, success stories and successfully tried experiments and tools in governance reforms; and
□ To promote consultancy services to state and local governments and other national and international organizations in the field of action research and implementation of reforms.
The Centre for Good Governance has the following focus areas ;
□ Creation of knowledge base
□ Application of the knowledge so accrued, in the working of stake-holder organizations.
□ Ensuring that the application reaches the grassroots
□ Performance audit by the Centre and also encouraging NGO’s / people’s fora to work in this area.
□ Creating alternate and new public management systems and suggesting their application.
□ Capacity building of all stake-holders through action-research, studies, training, conferences, workshops etc.
□ Documentation of studies, reports
□ Publication of news letter of CGG and Journals on Good Governance.
Good Governance training under
· CBPR Project at Udaipur
· TFA at Bikaner
· CBPR Project at Jodhpur & Alwar
Centre for good Governance is a society registered under Societies Registration Act. The Governing Board of the society has the Chief Secretary of Rajasthan as its president and includes Principal Secretaries to Government and representatives of civil society. An Executive Committee having Director of HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration (RIPA) as its Chairperson, takes all important decisions. The Director, RIPA is also the Director of CGG. Governing Board and Executive Committee are always open to seek expert opinion from eminent persons.
The Centre will receive inputs from the following sources:
□ State Government of Rajasthan through different departments and agencies.
□ Government of India through Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Rural Development.
□ International Agencies working in the field of good governance.
□ Research unit will provide analyses and policy responses to the Centre.
□ Consultants may provide technical and policy advice.
The outcome will be the reengineering and empowerment of the following:
□ Government departments, field units, local self governments
□ Government officials/employees
□ Private Sector Organizations
□ Civil Society Organizations/Academia/research institutions
The process for the above will be through:
Capacity building of all stakeholders through studies, research, training, workshops and seminars, case studies, success-stories,
Publication of newsletter, Journal, Studies, Surveys etc.
Policy recommendations on various subjects
During a short span of 5 years, the Centre has developed and experimented a detailed training module on good governance for public servants. Centre has also organized national consultation of good governance in which all National and international experts including from Commonwealth Secretariat had participated. A detailed workshop was organized on e-Governance. The Centre has also conducted studies of 23 schemes run by GOR. A Project Sponsored by UNDP and GOl on RTI has also been completed during year 2006-08. A project on Capacity building for poverty Reduction (Training Initiative) sponsored by DFID and GOl is also being run by the Centre. A similar project on Training for All has also been undertaken by CGG for Bikaner
Collaboration with other Institutes/Agencies
CGG Rajasthan is willing to collaborate for study/Research/conferences in the field of Good Governance from the government/non-government organizations dedicated to the field of good governance in public administration.
The CGG also runs internship programmes for students of eminent institution during summer vacations each year. The interns have submitted pepers on
PPP in technical education
Doubling milk production by 2012-13.
Female foeticide and IMR in Socio cultural perspective of rural Rajasthan.
Following training modules have been developed by the Centre
Good Governance for Category I Employees.
Good Governance for Category II Employees.
Good Governance for Category III Employees.
- Public Financial Management & Accounting (PFMA) of Raj.
- A Report on Conclave on Good Governance (Dec 18-21, 2006)
- Public Private Partnership: Capacity Building Programme for Developing Countries- A report.
- Filing the State Away - Arun Shourie
- National Consultation on good governance (28-29 April 2005)- A report
- Documentation on Capacity Building for Poverty Reduction -Training Intitiative A GOI-DFID Project
- RTI Act (Bilingual) with circulars, notifications, etc.
- RTI Act in English
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- Pamphlets on RTI
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- Directory of AA, PIO’s and APIO’s, Udaipur and Jodhpur Districts separately under RTI Act
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- Sushashan News (Quarterly News Letter)
CGG is located in HCM RIPA campus and the correspondence/mail/personal contacts can be made at the following address:
Centre for Good Governance
HCM RIPA, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jaipur- 302017
Phone - 91-141-2702932, 2704950, 2706268, Fax No. 2702542, 2705420
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org