News-CRUX-10     30th April 2024        
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Context: There are currently ongoing bilateral discussions regarding the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) India and the Bangladesh Ministry of Public Administration for the period 2024-2029.

National Centre for Good Governance

  • About: An autonomous institute under the aegis of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India.
  • Constituted in: Fedruary, 2014 by upgrading National Institute Administrative Research (NIAR), the arm of LBSNAA-the IAS Training Academy at Mussoorie.
  • Headquarters: New Delhi 
  • Mission: Set up to bring about governance reforms through studies, training, knowledge sharing, and promotion of good ideas.
  • Aim: To carry out policy-relevant research and prepare case studies while curating training courses for civil servants from India and other developing countries.
  • Origin: Traces its origin to the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR), established in 1995 by the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA).
  • Objectives: Function as a national repository on information regarding best practices, initiatives, and methodologies promoting Good Governance, e-Governance, etc.
  • Governing Body: Managed under the overall superintendence and direction of the Governing Body, chaired by the Cabinet Secretary.

oComprises Secretaries of 9 ministries/departments and 5 eminent persons, including academicians, administrators, specialists, innovators, and heads of reputed institutions.

oThe Director General, acting as the Chief Executive, serves as the Member-Secretary of the Governing Body.

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