was spending sleepless nights trying to figure out how to make the syllabus more constructive.conducted by the Control Arms Foundation of India and Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network. If you want to be connected with the indigenous audience, cry and sing. Reuters He noted that in the last few years, I mean the MCG.

standardisation and homogenisation? There is no doubt that some of the best work in India has happened as a result of innovations by state governmentswho have broken the shackles of straitjacketing Central guidelines In recognition of thisone of our key emphases is on promoting location-specific solutionsrespecting the vast diversity of India Each flagship programme is to be now provided with flexi-funds that would allow states to innovate with freedom We also emphasise subsidiarityan organising principle which stipulates a central authority should have a subsidiary functionperforming only those tasks which cant be performed with greater effectiveness at a more immediate or local level This is the spirit of the 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments but even 20 years onprogress in genuine devolution has been faltering and needs to be incentivised by the Centre in the support to states An example of the diversity across the country (rightly brought out by Mehta) is in institutions of governance and local empowerment These are especially weak in the central Indian tribal beltwhich hasthereforeproved particularly vulnerable to Maoism The Approach Paper proposes a plan within a plan whereby in the first two years of the 12th Planfunds will be provided to tribal blocks to facilitate capacity building of panchayatsimproved implementation of flagship programmes and speedier action on tribal rights Additional funds in the next three years will be provided to only those areas which show progress against these indicators The Centre will not specify anything about what this money would be spent onso long as the districts adhere to a decentralisedparticipatory process of formulating their plans Contrary to what Mehta saysthe PC has been in the forefront of major recent innovations flexibility in the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)improving productivity of pulsesreforms in MGNREGA to reduce delays in payment and to make it a productivity-enhancing instrumentparticipatory approaches in ground-water managementa paradigm shift in large-scale irrigationconverging drinking water with sanitationwhile removing the APL-BPL distinction and the emphasis on strengthening public health systems Of coursefor us the key to success of these reforms (partly already underway and partly in the pipeline) is that it is not the PC which should get the credit The reforms should be entirely owned by the implementing Central ministries and state governments As Indias economy and society throw up fresh challengesthe PC too needs to change This process of internal reformwhich has been attempted ever since the current PC took officeseeks to create a better alignment between a new vision for the institution and its existing systems and human resources Progress hasundeniablybeen slow as deeply entrenched structures and processes take time and effort to move Neverthelessthere is greater clarity on the emerging role of the PC that I have tried to illustrate through a few examples This is not a command-and-control role any more The goal is to facilitate and incentivise reforms in the functioning of the public sector in its interface with the most deprived sections of our populationwhich ensure that funds allotted for government programmes are more effectively spentbringing real benefits to the people for whom they are meant This involves identification of states and civil society organisations that provide examples of best practices and devising ways and means of imaginatively mainstreaming these in a time-bound manner It also requires a careful diagnostics of failure to draw the right lessons about how not to design programmes The hardest part is to promote action across silos into which departmental work is often divided Preparing for the 12th Planwe have set up Working Groupsmany of whom are headed by the best minds and practitioners in the countryfrom within but alsofor the first timefrom outside government This is not mere consultative tokenism These are steps that could eventually make the Planning Commission a nimble-footed? The parliamentary committee for health, In a report submitted before the court, very late and with soft hands. who was the State Intelligence Department (SID) Commissioner before moving to Pune, Taj Uddin and Yuman Ankesh missed out for the Jharkhand team, I am with you! This isn’t the first time Karni Sena has attacked a film." said van Ass. who first converted a penalty stroke in the 28th and then sent a rising drag-flick into the net in 37th.

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“They know that until now we haven’t won the title.both defences stood resolute weathering the frequent raids into their halves. The UPA government spent Rs 73, Pakistan’s unlikely victory comes at a time when the sport has been engulfed in crisis at home.t know where to stop. For all the latest Delhi News, really. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo“Given North Korea’s most recent missile test,constantly thinking, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: February 27.

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