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Good Governance Day : 25th December

Good Governance Day : 25th December

Good Governance Day being celebrated on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  • Governance is the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented).
  • Governance can be used in several contexts such as corporate governance, international governance, national governance and local governance.
  • Good Governance is defined as “the manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country’s economic and social resources for development”
  • The concept of good governance existed even during the days of Chanakya.
  • He had mentioned it elaborately in Arthashastra.
  • Citizens centric administration lies on the foundation of good governance.

8 Principles of Good Governance:

  • Participation
  • Rule of Law
  • Consensus Oriented
  • Equity and Inclusiveness
  • Effectiveness and Efficiency
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Responsiveness