User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
Category: NGO Interventions
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Who’s the Smart City for? As India develops its decrepit urban centres, the poor have to suffer 6.1.2019 Scroll.in
Patna offers a tragic example.
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Year End review: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
12th Civil Services Day event: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated 2-day event of 12th Civil Services Day on 20.4.2018. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed Civil Servants on the occasion of Civil Services Day on 21.4.
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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Chennai colleges join hands to fight human trafficking 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Twelve colleges in Chennai will soon launch anti human trafficking clubs under a joint initiative by the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the International Justice Mission (IJM) and Madras School of Social Work. Their aim: To recognise, report, rescue and campaign.
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What ails Bengaluru’s government schools? 14.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With everyone including people belonging to high and low income sectors preferring private schools, government schools are seeing low enrolment and even closure. Who is to blame? What's going on?
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Status of child protection mechanism reviewed 12.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Status of child protection mechanism reviewed
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5As - Ambition, Ability, Agility, Accountability & Achievement are the important to reform governance system: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Ambition, Ability, Agility, Accountability and Achievement, are five important directions in which the country must move forward to reform our governance system cautioning officers not be complacent with current achievements.
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Taking healthcare to Delhi’s red light district 5.10.2018 Citizen Matters
An ophthalmologist surgeon recounts her personal experience and the insights that she gained into the lives and needs of sex workers and the larger community on GB Road in the national capital, where she organised an eye care camp.
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Ranjan Gogoi attends book release function 16.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Ranjan Gogoi attends book release function
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Government spends Rs 1.5 lakh every month for empty beggar rehabilitation home 16.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
For three years now, the beggar rehab centre at Melpakkam near Avadi has had no inmates. Yet it has not been decommissioned and continues to have paid staff on the rolls. Is Chennai really beggar-free? And if it is, why is public money being spent on the home?
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Painting Mumbai red, blue, yellow... Slums get a colourful face-lift 7.8.2018 Rediff: News
Social worker Rouble Nagi through her initiative 'Misaal Mumbai', has given a coat of lively colours to around 24,000 hutments across these slums.
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NITI Aayog ropes in city NGO for flagship programme 29.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
NITI Aayog ropes in city NGO for flagship programme
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Annual meet of socio-cultural body held 3.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Annual meet of socio-cultural body held
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Tezpur Science Academy shines in HS Final Examination 2.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tezpur Science Academy shines in HS Final Examination
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Experts group visits Boko Old Age Home 14.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Experts group visits Boko Old Age Home
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Why Chennai Central needs an anti-trafficking help desk 2.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A total of 1269 children were rescued in Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations; close monitoring of these train stations would help in preventing incidence of trafficking and faster support for victims. »
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Gujarat in major push to revive waterbodies 29.4.2018 Hindu: National
Effort to tide over acute water shortage
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Ahmedabad 7th best liveable city in India 27.3.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Tired of living in your own city? Not anymore.... Ahmedabad is the 7th most livable city in India, says Bengaluru-based Janagraha, a non-profit organisation's report. The rank of the city has gone up by seven ranks as compared to the last study. What's more surprising is that Surat ranks among the top five livable cities. The fifth edition of the report, Annual Survey of India's City-System (ASICS), says among the 23 cities which it has studied, Ahmedabad secured the 7th position. The city is much ahead of Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai. The study was conducted in the urban regions, depending upon the practices on garbage solution, utilizing funds from the central government. A questionnaire was prepared on four topics such as Urban Planning and Design (UPD), Urban Capacities and Resources (UCR), Empowered and Legitimate Political Presentation (ELPR) and Transparency, accountability and Participation (TAP). Ahmedabad secured 4.4 out of 10. This is not great score when compared to the cities like New York ...
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Polyester labels to replace paper holograms on liquor bottles 19.3.2018 deccanherald.com
The state government on Monday informed the Karnataka High Court that it has planned to replace the paper-based hologram-embedded excise adhesive labels (EAL) on liquor bottles with polyester-based excise adhesive labels to prevent the loss to the exchequer. The government also said that 15 states across the country have already implemented this measure. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari was hearing a public interest litigation filed by Ramprasad, a social worker and Rajesh Babu, Secretary of Swaccha, a city-based non-governmental organisation for waste management. The petitioners have challenged the use of these labels saying that they were non-biodegradable and non-recoverable. The state government said that every month Rs 35 crore worth of paper-based hologram embedded excise adhesive label are wasted by consumers. It was also submitted that the same matter was being heard before the National Green Tribunal. The matter was ...
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Pune is India’s best governed city, says annual survey by Bengaluru non-profit 16.3.2018 Citizen Matters
Pune tops the fifth Annual Survey of India's City-Systems conducted by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, while Bengaluru is in the last position. A summary of the key findings from the survey. ...
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