With changing times, a need may arise that we may have to change our working style. From regulator, we need to be an enabling entity.
People are now seeing alternatives. For example- it can be about a private airline or a private healthcare service.
Hierarchy remains an issue- this is something we inherited from colonial rulers and we did not leave that behind in Mussoorie.
Political will can reform but bureaucracy performs and public participation transforms. We have to bring them in one wavelength.
To reform, political will is needed. I do not lack it and may be having a bit extra.
Changing trends in the last 15-20 years have altered the dynamics. Competition can play a big role in bringing a qualitative change.
A spirit of ownership is essential. Let us believe that through this set up we can bring a positive change in people’s lives.
E-governance, M-governance, social media- these are good means to reach out to the people and for their benefits.
These days… I see district officials so busy, busy, busy (with their mobiles)…so I banned mobiles in meetings.