New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): A conference of Secretaries of Administrative Reforms will be held here today.
It will be inaugurated by Prithviraj Chavan, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
First of its kind, the day-long conference is being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances.
Secretaries of Departments of Administrative Reforms of the States/Union Territories will take part in the Conference.
The conference aims to create a national platform to share experiences of the States in the field of reforms/initiatives undertaken by the department of Administrative Reforms in the States with a view to improve public service delivery, make the administration effective, transparent and accountable.
The conference will provide a forum for the various states to highlight the issues being faced by them in the area of administrative reforms.
The conference will deliberate on the role of Department of Administrative Reforms in the States and Union Territories.
The focus will be on the organizational structure of the administrative departments in the states, budget allocation and reform activities, challenges faced by them in the execution of reforms activities and assistance required by them from the Centre.
The conference will also focus on the implementation of second ARC recommendations pertaining to the states. (ANI)