Round Table on Judicial Accountability and Transparency
FDR in collaboration with Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) organized a Round Table on “Judicial Accountability and Transparency” on 11thSeptember, 2016 at ASCI, Hyderabad. The round table focused on the need to ensure transparency and accountability in the judiciary.
Eminent persons from judiciary, administration, academia and media participated in this event chaired by Shri K.Padmanabhaiah, ASCI Chairman. The event was moderated by Dr.Jayaprakash Narayan and prominent participants at the event were Shri P.S.Ram Mohan Rao, former Governor of Tamil Nadu; Shri Mashava Rao Kaki, former Chief Secretary, AP and former State Election Commissioner; Shri A.Lakshman Rao, former Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court; Shri Kalanidhi Satyanarayana, former Law Secretary, AP; Dr. Kamal Kumar, former Director, National Police Academy and others who gave their opinion and suggestions on the issue.
Venue & Date: ASCI, Hyderabad,11th September 2016
National Roundtable on Universal Healthcare @ IIC
Three central features of our proposals include:
- At the primary care level, a family physician for everyone as the first point of contact, with choice and competition.
- At the secondary level, integration and expansion of RSSY by contracting small pvt. Nursing homes with complete choice and competition.
- Tertiary level, district and teaching hospitals where treatment is provided on referral basis.
Kalam’s Vision : Political and Administrative Reforms
FDR – Loksatta has organized a Round Table on the theme ‘Kalam’s Vision : Political and Administrative Reforms’ on 3rd August 2015 at FTAPCCI, Hyderabad. Eminent citizens and public opinion makers have participated in this event which was chaired by Dr.Jayaprakash Narayan. The Round Table focused on : Local government empowerment, service guarantee law, Strong Lokayukta and Confiscation Law, Local Courts,Procedural Reforms and Police Reforms for Speedy Justice, Local Courts,Procedural Reforms and Police Reforms for Speedy Justice, Comprehensive Civil Service Reforms
Venue & Date : FTAPCCI, Hyderabad, 3rd August 2015
Round Table on Citizens Services Guarantee Act
Context: Foundation for Democratic Reforms has been advocating the cause of Citizen’s Services Guarantee Act since 2001. The Roundtable on Citizen’s Services Guarantee Act was an advocacy effort of Lok Satta/Foundation for Democracy Reforms to examine and improve the scope of the long-pending legislation on Right to Services.
Description: This Round table has engaged eminent law makers and bureaucrats and opinion makers in the debate on widening the scope of this legislation, examine the content in the bill for improvement on rewards, penalties, grievance and convergence issues.
Venue & Date : CESS, Hyderabad,9th December 2014
Venue & Date : Visakhapatnam, 12th December 2014