Workshop On Good Governance – 23rd February, 2016.

A Workshop on Good Governance was conducted on 23rd February, 2016 at Pragathi Training Centre, Mysore organized by the Organization for Development of People (ODP), Mysore in collaboration with Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS), Bangalore.

The Workshop was formally inaugurated by lighting of a lamp. Fr. Staney D'Almeda, Director - ODP, Mysore welcomed Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS, the Resource Persons, KROSS, JVSSS & ODP Staff and the participants who represented the Gram Panchayats, Women’s Federations, Self-help Groups and others who had come from four districts of Karnataka.

In the keynote address, Fr. Staney Almeida impressed upon the participants why we need good governance today and what is our role in working towards this goal. Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS summed up the entire day’s proceeding and gave concrete examples of what is good governance and how we can be accountable to usher in good governance in our system.

Ms Sunita, Ms Yamuna and Advocate G. M. Varghese facilitated the day’s workshop quoting acts, rules and amendments brought in by the Government and how we could use some of the tools like Right to Information, Citizen’s Charter, etc . to see that good governance becomes a reality.

The workshop was moderated by Sr. Felcy D’cunha, ODP, Mysore who also proposed the vote of thanks.