Presentation on theme: "What is Good Governance ?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Leveraging IT for Good Governance: A Vigilance Perspective By DS Mishra CVO, AAI 22.06.09
2 What is Good Governance ? Key factors:accountability, transparency, fairness, equity and ethics.Key value ingredients:democratic pluralism, public participation, consensus,legitimacy, rule of law,responsiveness,accountability, transparency, andstrategic vision for sustainable development.
3 Corruption is the biggest challenge to Good Governance.
4 Corruption is use of public office for private gains.
6 Elements in System-Design to Curb Corruption? Accountability;Transparency;Total Fairness;Removing discretion;Access to feedback;Competition; andTimeliness.
7 What is Scope of IT?Efficient handling of voluminous data in structured format;Online access and update;Independent of time and space- any time, any where;Confidentiality yet accountability;Business process reengineering; andSimple and user-friendly applications.
8 How IT Helps? Speeds up decision making; Removes need for direct contact- curtails scope for negotiations;Curbs discretion through standardization;Improves transparency and demystifies;Increases accountability- traceable trail of action;Empowers stakeholders through access; andEnables effective monitoring.
9 What has been done in AAI? Initiatives having public interface:Uploading NIT & Tender Document on website and web-link with NIC;Uploading brief of contracts on website;e-Payment, e-Billing , and e-Receipt, also e- Auction through MSTC;No Objection Certificate Application System (NOCAS) getting online;Online Recruitment Application System (ORAS);Aeronautical Information Publications (AIP) getting online;Online facility for feedback/ suggestions/ complaints ;Online Portal for Investment of Surplus Funds;e-Procurement under pilot; etc.Initiatives for internal empowerment:Airport Information Management System (AIMS);Individual Finance & Personnel Information Management System (IFPIMS); etc.
10 What Can You Do? Ensure increased usage of IT Applications; Insist on paperless transactions;Identify IT champions and encourage;Make realistic IT Plan and adhere to milestones;Be in touch with IT Deptt. to remove bugs;Update yourself with latest developments in IT;Volunteer to be pioneer in application;Sensitize staff by reviewing progress of IT at all fora; andInculcate culture of ethical practices through IT.