Jaipur hosts a two-day regional conference on good governance
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A two-day regional conference on “Good Governance” began in Jaipur on October 4, 2023.
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The conference also saw the presentation of 2022 award winners under the Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Public Administration.
The program was presided over by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh.
The conference featured 13 award winners from various categories, including the PM Award and National e-Governance Award winners from Rajasthan.
Highlights of the Conference:
The conference included plenary sessions on "Administrative Reforms and Effective Redressal of Public Grievances" and "Technology in Governance".
These sessions will feature presentations, short films and discussions on the journey of the Prime Minister's Awards Scheme and the role of technology in governance.
Objectives of the Conference:
The primary objective of the conference is to facilitate the exchange of experiences and innovative ideas in public administration both at the national and state levels.
It aims to promote good governance, e-governance, and digital governance by bringing together representatives from all the states and union territories of India to share their initiatives and practices.
It is a state in northern India and is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest state by population.
It is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the northeast; Madhya Pradesh in the southeast; and Gujarat in the southwest.
Rajasthan is also home to three national tiger reserves, Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur, Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar and Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve in Kota.
Formation - 30 March 1949
Capital - Jaipur
Districts - 33 (7 divisions)
Governor - Kalraj Mishra
Chief Minister - Ashok Gehlot (INC)
Assembly - Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (200 seats)
Rajya Sabha - 10 seats
Lok Sabha - 25 seats
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