New Delhi, Jan 13: The Narendra Modi government has decided to conduct a study to assess impact and bottlenecks in the implementation of good governance initiatives and best practices being followed in the states and at the Centre.
A consultant would be engaged to conduct the research. The agency will complete the study within six months and come out with a final report. The study will identify the gaps in implementation of the good governance initiatives and provide practical suggestions for its removal.
It will also evaluate the sustainability, scalability and replicability of the initiatives being taken in a particular state to other parts of the country, government officials said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in July last year launched a website 'www.mygov.in' to help citizens contribute in governance by giving their opinions and views on important issues like clean Ganga, clean India, skill development, job creation and girl child education among others.
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has decided to engage a consultant to conduct research and evaluation study on good governance initiatives, they said.
The consultant, which can be an institution or organisation of repute, will be engaged to understand the impact, utility and user satisfaction of good governance initiatives and will assist in developing a model practice by improving the good governance initiatives and incorporating technical advancement, changed requirement of people, etc for possible replication in states, the officials said.
The selected agency will carry out a comprehensive and critical review of the good governance initiatives to analyse its tangible and intangible benefits and their overall socio-economic impact, they said. "The agency should also have a minimum annual turnover of Rs two crore from research, survey, consultancy services during the last three years preceding the current financial years," said the expression of interest document issued by the Personnel Ministry.