Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Glance at Open Governance

Transparency in government is often credited with generating government accountability and allowing citizens of a democracy to control their government, reducing government corruption, bribery and other malfeasance. Some commentators contend that an open, transparent government allows for the dissemination of … Continue reading

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The Long Pathway to Open Data

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The Right to Hearing

At a Panchayat office in Rajasthan, the Lok Sunwai Sahayata Kendra (public hearing facilitation centre) will be functional at the Rajiv Gandhi Sewa Kendra and will remain open between 10.oo am and 12.00 pm. Slogans in the local language have … Continue reading

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Towards Citizen-Centric Governance: DP5 Study Session One

This was a wide ranging conversation where we did a lot of things: . Identified key terms that needed definition and discussion, including open, open data, open source, open culture, open society, transparency, accountability, smart governance, governance 2.0, participatory governance, … Continue reading

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Announcing a Study Group on Citizen-Centric Governance

Yesterday we found ourselves in a conversation about the Right to Hearing Act. Millions of citizens in the state of Rajasthan, attempting to gain answers to their grievances through the act, are left waiting for want of an open and … Continue reading

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Three Approaches to Governance Innovation — Bugle Call for DP5!

Design Public has always been something of a fever that rises within this organization and its wider network, coming to a pitch, often permanently changing the way we work, live life and do business. There have been four editions so … Continue reading

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A School up the hills…..

A SCHOOL UP THE HILL…. I walk up the hill and down the hill For endless miles To find myself in a place called school I am told that this is the place for education I am made to believe … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha Night #24 on ‘Anything is Possible’

Hello everyone! Pecha Kucha Night Delhi is back with the Pecha Kucha24, the first one for 2014. The theme for this time is “Anything is Possible”. There are no limits to human imagination. The more we know, the more we … Continue reading

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Tracing ColourNext 2014

ColourNext, an ardent venture by Asian paints was conceived in 2002 following an urge to provide India with its very own colour forecast complimenting the diversity of our country and to give a structured direction to the design community in … Continue reading

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Asian Paints ColourNext Dialogues 2014: Agenda

Center for Knowledge Societies in collaboration with Asian Paints is organizing ColourNext Dialogues 2014, a conclave on the social meaning of Indian colour trends  and visual directions for 2014, which will be a part of India Design 2014 The two … Continue reading

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