Union Government inaugurated the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) on 24 February 2014. NCGS is an apex think tank of the country in guiding and implementing good Governance reforms.
National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) has been set up by upgrading the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR), Mussorrie.
The focus of the NCGG will be action oriented research in good Governance. The Centre will function as a national repository on information on best practices, initiatives and methodologies that promote good Governance, e-Governance initiatives, change management and capacity building within the Government.
The NCGG would work towards resolution of key issues in Governance, analyse policy and programme implementation, develop action plans, support governance reforms and help in developing synergy across various sectors and Ministries or Departments.
The expected outcome of the NCGG will be in the form of research papers, best practices on Governance reforms, policy analysis and options will provide the necessary direction, guidance and capacity building inputs on Governance and management issues to the Central and State Government organisations, Central Training Institutes and State Administrative Training Institutes.
Governing body and Structure of NCGS
A Governing Body with Cabinet Secretary as the Chairman has been constituted for NCGG. The affairs of the Society shall be managed under the overall superintendence, direction and control of the Governing Body.
NCGG will also have 12 members Management Committee and Secretary of Department of Personal and Training (DOPT) as the Chairperson.
NCGG will have a 3 tier structure. The first tier will consist of the internal Faculty and Staff, the second of outside domestic experts and the third of international consultants.