Workshop on the Recommendations of 2nd Administrative Reforms Commission from 15th to 16th April, 2014

As per the advice of Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances to all Central Training Institutes, a two-day workshop on the recommendations of 2nd Administrative Reforms Commission was held in NIDEM for the probationers of Indian Defence Estates Service from 15th to 16th April, 2014. The inauguration of the workshop was held on 15th April with the key-note address of Shri B.S. Basban, IAS (Retired), former Secretary Education to the Government of India on the theme, “Public Policy-The Ethical Dimension”.  His Key Note address was also attended by DG DE and officers of Directorate General. During the workshop, the 5 main themes contained in 2nd ARC recommendations viz.,  primacy of lawcitizen centricity, equity, ethics, accountability and transparency were discussed. The probationers were divided into 5 groups and each group was given a case highlighting one or more themes. After making detailed study of the case study, each group made a presentation and also replied to the queries of other groups, identifying and bringing-out the main theme(s) contained in each case study.