Karnataka Knowledge Commission

The Karnataka Knowledge Commission (KKC), also known as the Karnataka Jnana Aayoga (KJA), was set up in September 2008 for building a vibrant knowledge society in the state of Karnataka. The KJA was initially constituted for a term of three years. However, its term was extended in September 2011 by 18 months for the tenure to Read More …

Janmitra Samadhan Kendra, Madhya Pradesh

The Janmitra Samadhan Kendra was started in September 2009 in Barai block of district Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. It is an initiative implemented by the District Collectorate of Gwalior and the National Informatics Centre, Gwalior unit. The project was implemented to address two critical challenges of governance in the Indian public administration system. First, the Read More …

Leveraging ICT to build a transparent and accountable public service environment

A look at key legislations, like the Right to Information, Right to Education and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee, passed in India over the last decade indicates a shift towards the adoption of a rights based approach in governance. A crucial recent legislation in this direction is the Right to Service (RTS) Act being Read More …