Srinagar to host two day regional conference on Good Governance Practices

Srinagar/IBNS: A two-day regional conference on the theme “Replication of Good Governance Practices” will  be held here on July 1 and 2.

The conference is being organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in collaboration with Jammu  and Kashmir Administration.

The conference will take place at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) through  semi-virtual mode.

Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (Independent charge) of the Ministry of DONER, Minister of State  for PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions; Atomic Energy & Space along with Manoj Sinha,  Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, will inaugurate the 2-day event. Arun  Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Shri Sanjay Singh, Secretary, DAR&PG will also address the  Inaugural Session.

V Srinivas, Additional Secretary (AR&PG) will chair the inaugural Session on the topic “Innovation  (Centre)”. In the post lunch session, presentations will be made on Innovations (States), and Innovations  (Districts). On the second day, presentations will be made on ‘Administrative Innovations in J&K’,  ‘Aspirational Districts”, “Annual Credit Plan” and “Swachh Bharat”.

The focus of the Conference is administrative innovations in which – innovations in Financial Inclusion – Aapka Bank Aapke Dwar, UDAN-UdeDeshkaAamNaagrik, One Nation One Ration Card National Portability, NIC- e-Office, and Kumbh Mela will be shown.

The Regional Conference takes forward the learnings from the Regional Conference on “Replication of  Good Governance Practices in the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh” held at Jammu on  November 15-16 and others.

Delegates from ten states/union territories will participate in the conference. Around 400 delegates from Jammu & Kashmir and 300 delegates from other states will participate in the conference through a semi-virtual mode.

The e-Magazine titled ‘MINIMUM GOVERNMENT, MAXIMUM GOVERNANCE’ (MGMG), consisting of  write-ups on select administrative innovations will be released during the Conference.

The SushasanSankalp: Kashmir Ghoshana/Behtar Nizam E Hakumat- Kashmir Aelamia/Good  Governance: Kashmir Resolution will be adopted in the Valedictory Session.

“The main objective of the Conference is to bring national and state level organizations on the same  platform to share experiences in Administrative Innovations, Welfare Programs, Digital Governance,  Citizen Centric Governance and Capacity Building and Personnel Administration,” the organisers said in a statement.

Meanwhile, Additional Secretary Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG),  V Srinivas today chaired a meeting to review the final arrangements with respect to the Conference on  the theme ‘Replication of Good Governance Practices’ to be held at SKICC in Srinagar on July 1 and 2.


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