New Delhi, March 30 IANS | 8 months ago

With Lok Sabha election less than 10 days away, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said people will no longer accept non-transparent and unresponsive administration.

Mukherjee stressed for "urgency" in decision-making and transforming public administration into a dynamic and "result oriented entity".

"The people are demanding better and more efficient administration. They would no longer tolerate non-transparent and unresponsive administration," he said here.

"The increasing expectation of the people can only be met by improving good governance practices for on it hinges the welfare of the people," he added.

The president was inaugurating the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA).

"Though IIPA has done commendable work, there is much more that can be done to increase the importance as a catalyst for change in public administration.

"It (IIPA) should also make ethical governance the central focus in its training calendar," Mukherjee said.

(Posted on 30-03-2014)

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