National Center for Good Governance (NCGG)

National Center for Good Governance (NCGG)


The Secretary of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) visited Bangladesh for bilateral discussions regarding the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NCGG India and the Bangladesh Ministry of Public Administration for the period 2024-2029.
About NCGG:
1. Establishment and Mandate:
a. NCGG is an autonomous institute under the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India.
b. Established to assist in governance reforms through studies, training, knowledge sharing, and promotion of good ideas.

2. Objectives:
a. To act as a national repository of information on best practices, initiatives and methodologies to promote good governance and e-governance.
b. Advise on key governance issues and promote coordination between various Ministries/Departments of the Government of India and State Governments.

3. Governing Body:
Cabinet Secretary heads the Governing Body of the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), which manages the center's affairs. The Governing Body also includes:
a. Secretaries from 9 ministries or departments
b. 5 experts from various fields, such as academicians, administrators, specialists, innovators, and heads of reputed institutions
c. The Director General, who serves as the Member-Secretary of the Governing Body 

Head Office and Branch Office:
• NCGG's head office is in New Delhi, and its branch office is in Mussoorie.
Additional Information:
a. NCGG has its origins in the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR), which was established in 1995 by the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA).
b. NIAR was renamed as NCGG, which was inaugurated on 24 February 2014.

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