Dr. Jitendra Singh launches E-book on Good Governance Simplified


he Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh releasing an e-book on 'Good Governance Simplified' of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, in New Delhi on December 27, 2014. The Secretary, DARPG, Shri Alok Rawat, the Special Secretary, DoPT and Establishment Officer, Shri B.P. Sharma and the Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Shri A.P. Frank Noronha are also seen.


Dr. Jitendra Singh launches E-book on Good Governance Simplified

            The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the Government will soon roll out a scheme where students will be able to interact with bureaucrats.  He said such a forum will serve a useful purpose as the officials will be able to familiarize themselves with the expectations of the young people.  Dr. Jitendra Singh was addressing a press conference here today after the launching the Ministry’s E-book on Good Governance Simplified.  

Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the government is also initiating another programme for the training of officials at junior level during their induction.  He said a pilot project will be launched in the three states of Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu from January 01, 2015.


            Outlining the achievements of the Ministry, Dr. Jitendra Singh said the self attestation of documents is a major reform initiative of the Government.  He said this has greatly benefitted the common man as the process has been institutionalized and the practice is picking momentum with more and more departments and state governments falling in line. 
             

           
The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh addressing a Press Conference, in New Delhi on December 27, 2014. The Secretary, DARPG, Shri Alok Rawat and the Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Shri A.P. Frank Noronha are also seen.

Dr. Jitendra Singh said the government has also initiated steps to improve the efficiency of the employees.  As part of the measures, he said exemption has been made for employees having differently abled children from transfers.  The DoPT has also streamlined handing over and taking over charge by the officers and the relieved officer being asked to submit a note of his experience that will serve as an input for the new incumbent.  The government has also revised the format for the declaration of movable assets to be submitted by employees under the Lokpal Act, he added.

            The Minister said that there has been a considerable reduction in the pending grievances of employees with a result that only 25% backlog remains since the Government assumed office over six months ago.  Dr. Jitendra Singh said Pre-Retiring Counseling workshops for retiring employees are being conducted and now these have been introduced at state level also.  He said two such workshops have been conducted in the North Eastern Region, one in Shillong and another in Agartala.   He also enumerated the concessions given by the Government to the pensioners and other welfare measures initiated for them.

            On the occasion Dr. Jitendra Singh launched the Ministry’s E-book on Good Governance Simplified which is available on the Ministry’s website: 


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