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Agenda for Governance in India

Jayaprakash Narayan

Agenda for Governance at the National Level

For good governance at the national level, reforms related to election procedures, working and role of the central and state governments, judiciary, institutional mechanisms and civil services are called for.

Electoral Reforms

The following eight measures have been proposed towards electoral reforms:

1. Complete Candidate Disclosure

Rationale. The present law (Ordinance promulgated in August 2002) provides for reasonable disclosure. Financial disclosures will focus on the candidate’s credibility and tax compliance, and will lead to altered behaviour of parties in the form of choosing better candidates with clean record and accountable assets and ...

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