TOPIC NAME : The good governance: Where does we stand?
The Gandhian values of simple living
and self-less service to public causes are rapidly vanishing. The dictum that ‘howsoever
high, the law is above you’ is sought to be replaced by rule of men.
Effective Administration & Good Governance - what do they mean?
Govern or Governance means - rule or control with authority. & conduct the policy and affairs of government and organizations. & Influence or determine a course of action. & Be the predominating influence.
Adding "effective or good" makes them better. Simply put, Effective Administration = Effective Management & Good Governence = Good Management of India.
The good governance: Where does India stand?
India is unique in many respects with its diverse culture, languages and many states. People of some states enjoy good prosperity, high literacy, developed infrastructure and rule of law while many are wanting in different degrees in some or all parameters although they are all under a common union government with the same financial, legal and administrative system.
The differences persist amongst them depending upon the level of governance partly by the central and largely by the respective state governments. What is governance and how does its presence or lack of it impact on the people? Governance, shorn of jargon, means the way the government conducts its operations in economic, financial, industrial, agricultural, political and social spheres that concern the citizen and the country. The country/state moves forward progressively towards development and prosperity if the governance is good. In such an ambience the people enjoy higher per capita income at all levels, wide spread literacy, adequate health facilities with longer average life.
Weakness in governance results in poor and skewed...