The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), in association with Department of Administrative Reforms, Government of Rajasthan and the Harish Chandra Mathur Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration (HCMRIPA) will organize the Regional Conference on Good Governance with the theme “Strengthening State Institutes of Public Administration” on 14th-15th November, 2019 at Jaipur, Rajasthan. The Regional Conference on Good Governance will bring National and State level organizations on the same platform to share experiences and implementation of good governance initiatives. The Regional Conference details were discussed in a meeting addressed by Shri V.Srinivas, Additional Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Shri Ravishankar Srivastava, Additional Chief Secretary Department of Administrative Reforms, Government of Rajasthan and Shri Ashwini Bhagat, Principal Secretary Training and Director General HCMRIPA at Jaipur. The Regional Conference at Jaipur is part of the DARPG’s vision 2024 initiatives in the new Government.
The theme of this Regional Conference is “Strengthening State Institutes of Public Administration”. Discussions will be held on 6 sub-themes during the Conference: Refurbishing Personnel Administration and Capacity Building Programs, Training of Trainers, Online Training Programs & e-Governance Modules, Development of a Training Index, Centers of Excellence in the State Institutes of Public Administration and Training Vision 2024. In addition award-winning District level innovations would be showcased by District Collectors.
18 States/ Union Territories would be invited to participate in the Regional Conference at Jaipur. The States to which invitations are being extended are Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Bihar. Over 100 delegates are expected to attend the Conference.
Shri Ashwini Bhagat, Principal Secretary Training and Director General HCMRIPA said that the Regional Conference on Good Governance at Jaipur would be inaugurated by Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Dr. Jitendra Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space. Minister of Information Technology and Communication would also address the inaugural session. Senior Secretaries from the Government of India and State Governments would attend the conference.
Shri V.Srinivas, Additional Secretary DARPG said that the Regional Conference on Good Governance with the theme “Strengthening State Institutes of Public Administration” would provide considerable momentum to the State level capacity building initiatives in public administration, enhance the focus on developing a pool of trainers and provide opportunities for exchange of views amongst senior policy makers in improving the public services delivery by enhanced quality of administration.