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The Ministry of Panchayat Raj in association with National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Hyderabad and Abdul Nazir State Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Mysuru had organised a National Consultative Workshop on Citizen Charter and Delivery of Services by Panchayats.
During the workshop, participants from 16 States signed the Mysuru Declaration.
What is the Mysuru Declaration?
Mysuru declaration is aimed at recognising Citizen Centric Services as the “Heart of Governance”.
The declaration also aims to promote inclusive and accountable Local Self Governments in delivery of services in consonance with the priorities and the aspirations of our citizens.
As part of the declaration, participating states have committed to:
- Increase the availability of Citizen Services at the grassroots levels in a timely and efficient manner, commencing with offering of the following basic, statutory and/ or essential services at the Gram Panchayat level from 1st April 2022
- Implement the highest standards of professional integrity and accountability towards timely delivery of Public Services
Source: This post is based on the article “Mysuru Declaration on Service Delivery by Panchayats signed” published in PIB on 23rd Nov 2021.