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DGGI implementation approved in Jammu and Kashmir districts

Last Updated on October 23, 2021 at 1:23 pm

In a view to implement SMART governance and assessing the status of governance of various interventions taken by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), government of India and Jammu and Kashmir administration has started an exercise to measure the status of governance in the districts based on selected indicators and parameters.

For this, Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta approved implementation of District Good Governance Index (DGGI) in districts of J&K.

Currently, there are 10 development sectors, 58 indicators and 116 data sets have been approved by J&K admin. After collecting the data from each district, weightage was given to each indicator keeping in mind National and UT specific priorities. After application of statistical model, the district good governance index was formulated and districts were ranked and a composite ranking was also assigned to the districts. An online meeting was conducted by Chief Secretary with Union Special Secretary, DARPG, V Srinivas, reportedly.