Gujarat Chief Minister bags a award from UN
The United Nations Public Service Awards Programme is the most prestigious international recognition of
excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions to development in countries around the world.
Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards Programme promotes the role,
professionalism and visibility of public service.
The Awards aim to:
■ Discover innovations in governance;
■ Reward excellence in the public sector;
■ Motivate public servants to further
■ Enhance professionalism in the public service;
■ Raise the image of public service;
■ Enhance trust in government; and
■ Collect and disseminate successful practices
for possible replication.
GOVERNMENT OF GUJARAT:
Its proud moment for any country that one of its state got the United Nations prize for improving transparency , Accountability & responsiveness.
Even last year also Government of Gujarat got first prize for drinking water supply programme and user level water quality.
FOR THE YEAR 2009:
Fostering participation in policy-making decisions through innovative mechanisms
ASIA AND THE PACIFIC Winner
India Institutionalization of community managed drinking water supply programme and user level water quality monitoring, Water and Sanitation Management Organization (WASMO)
H.E. Mr. V.S.Gadhavi, IAS., Secretary for Water Supply, Government of Gujarat
In India the Government of Gujarat, which is prone to frequent draughts and water scarcity, has improved access to water in rural areas by engaging citizens in its management through the “Institutionalization of community managed drinking water supply programme and user level water quality” which was developed by the Water and Sanitation Management Organization (WASMO) in 2002.
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FOR THE YEAR 2010:
Check the certificate hanging in the office of Gujarat Narendra Modi, Shri.
No media Coverage…. nothing for such achievement from one of the Indian state.
Not a single news channel telecasted this & not a single newspaper interested in publishing this news.
Where are we? Are we in India or Else where.
God Save My country!