With reference to the National Centre for Good Governance, consider the following statements:
|1. It is an autonomous institute under the aegis of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India.|
|2. Its head office is at Mumbai.|
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
|A. 1 only|
|B. 2 only|
|C. Both 1 and 2|
|D. Neither 1 nor 2|
Answer: 1 only
Explanation: In order to promote inclusive good governance, strengthening of local institutions and effective implementation of government programmes, the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), Government of India and National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR), Hyderabad signed MoU on 17th January 2022.
The main purpose of having this agreement is to focus on different collaborative activities by drawing upon the strengths of these two national institutions for bringing better good governance mechanisms into practice across all programmes and schemes.
The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) is an autonomous institute under the aegis of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India. Its head office is at New Delhi and branch office at Mussoorie.
The National Centre for Good Governance traces its origin to the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR). NIAR was set up in 1995 by the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) the Government of India’s apex training Institute for higher civil services.
NIAR was subsequently rechistened with an expanded mandate, as National Centre for Good Governance, which was inaugurated on February 24th, 2014.