Democratic, Decentralized Governance

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  • Strengthening Public Administration and Governance (2013-2017)Strengthening Public Administration and Governance (2013-2017)In partnership with the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India, the project aims to document and disseminate innovative solutions and best practices in public service delivery, governance and public administration at the national and sub-national levels in India; promote initiatives that leverage e-governance and m-governance (mobile app based governance) to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of public administration; and support the collation of best international practices in public administration and governance that are relevant to India in support of global and South-South collaboration.

  • Supporting Democratic Electoral Management (September 2013 - December 2017)Supporting Democratic Electoral Management (September 2013 - December 2017)The project aims to promote the exchange of knowledge and experiences in the field of election management and administration with other developing countries through the Election Commission of India.

  • GoI-UN Joint Programme on Convergence (2008-2012)GoI-UN Joint Programme on Convergence (2008-2012)The joint UN Programme on Convergence, in partnership with the Planning Commission of India, aims to address the obstacles in effective and efficient implementation of government’s development plans and programmes.

  • Support to Operationalization of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (2008-2012)Support to Operationalization of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (2008-2012)In partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, the project aims to address some of the challenges in implementing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, the world’s largest employment guarantee scheme.

  • Increasing Access to Justice for Marginalized People (September 2008 - December 2017)Increasing Access to Justice for Marginalized People (September 2008 - December 2017)In partnership with the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, the project focuses on strengthening access to justice for the poor, particularly women, scheduled castes, tribal communities and minorities, through developing strategies and initiatives that address the barriers they face accessing justice in legal, social, economic and political domains.

OUR WORK - DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

UNDP promotes social, economic and political inclusion of the most disadvantaged, particularly women and girls. We partner with the Government of India to strengthen systems, institutions and mechanisms that enable local elected representatives, officials and communities to perform their functions effectively.

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