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  project name ~ 2011 Arvind Saathishp

category ~ Good Governance

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

2011 Arvind Saathishp

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Good Governance

  District

 

Delhi

  State

 

Delhi

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 240000

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Arun Gopalan
Somu Kumar

 

College Park
College Park

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Arvind, is a social activist working on effective implementation of RTI and also crusader of the Swaraj campaign.After he graduated from IIT Kharagpur with a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering Arvind became an officer in the Indian civil services. He was serving as Joint Commissioner in the Indian Revenue Services when he resigned to devote his time fully to fight corruption in India. He founded an Indian based citizensí movement Parivartan (in 2000) that has been fighting for just, transparent and accountable governance

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Arvind Kejriwal campaigned for the National Right to Information Act, which was passed in 2005. He is actively promoting the Swaraj campaign in the last few years. In July 2006, he spearheaded a successful awareness campaign, "Drive against Bribe" for promoting RTI across India. Awards * 2004 Ashoka Fellow * 2005 Satyendra Dubey Award for his campaign for bringing transparency in Government * 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Emergent Leadership. * 2006 Indian of the Year in Public Service

 

  Goals

 

 

Arvind Kejriwal and his team of Parivartan volunteers have been working on the following among many other things. # Swaraj campaign- Decision making power should be with the people and should be participatory and transparent. # Arvind and his team from Parivartan have toured various states to study the functioning of good participatory panchayats # Work towards promoting larger awareness of Right to Information among economically backward section of the society and encourage them to use RTI instead of paying Bribe in their day-to-day lives.

 
 

  


 
 
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