Regional Conference concludes with ‘Behtar Nizam-e-Hakumat’ resolution

Advisor Bhatnagar chairs valedictory session

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, July 2: The deliberations of two-day Regional Conference on ‘Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territory of J&K’ concluded here today, with the adoption of ‘Behtar Nizam-e-Hakumat: Kashmir Aelamia’ resolution.
The valedictory session was chaired by Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, who also released ‘Behtar Nizam-e-Hakumat: Kashmir Aelamia’, in presence of Secretary DARPG, Sanjay Singh; Additional Secretary DARPG, V Srinivas; Joint Secretary DARPG NBS Rajput and DG IMPARD, Saurabh Bhagat.
In his valedictory address, Advisor Bhatnagar said that this conference will be setting an agenda for effective administration and good governance in J&K. He added that there are very important takeaways and many more positives encapsulated in the Kashmir resolution.
The Advisor called on the young officers to adopt problem solving approach while dealing with the day-today issues and grievances of the people. He added that efficient delivery of public services and effective feedback mechanism are the touchstones of good governance.
Speaking on the occasion, Secretary DARPG, Sanjay Singh said that the conference deliberations will be valuable in forming policies and their effective implementation on the ground level.
The conference later on unanimously adopted several deliberations in the form of resolution titled ‘Behtar Nizam-e-Hakumat: Kashmir Aelamia’ which was read out by Additional Secretary DARPG, V Srinivas on the occasion.
Earlier during the morning session, presentations on Administrative innovations in J&K on themes like ‘COVID-19 pandemic Management and Ayushman Bharat’ by Additional Chief Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, Back to Village by Principal Secretary Information, Rohit Kansal and Panchayati Raj in J&K by Director Panchayat, Rakesh Sarangal were delivered by the respective officers.
The session was chaired by Atal Dulloo. While talking about the COVID-19 Management in the UT, he informed that the epidemic curve was three times higher in second wave than the first wave and added that the JK increased capacity in terms of beds, supply of medical oxygen, ICU beds and other logistics. He said that the administration is preparing for third Covid wave with more important innovations for Covid management.
Similarly, in the various other technical sessions, presentations on different theme were made.
The two day Regional Conference was inaugurated yesterday by the Union Minister of State, PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh in presence of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. More than 700 delegates and officers from 10 States and UTs participated in the conference.