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Educated MPs spend less funds, says study

Educated MPs spend less funds, says study | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it

‘18 MPs have utilised only 55.2 per cent of their allocation'

There is a strange relation between the educational qualification of an MP and the utilisation of funds under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) in the State...

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Deve Gowda made the best use of funds | Deccan Chronicle

Deve Gowda made the best use of funds | Deccan Chronicle | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it

Members of Parliament are never satisfied with the funds they are given under the Member of Parliament Land Area Development Scheme...

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MPs not eager to spend fund on local area

MPs not eager to spend fund on local area | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it
BANGALORE: Community halls, then roads - that's what tops every MP's priority list. A study, done by Public Affairs Centre (PAC), tracks what MPs have done for their constituencies after being...
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Civic amenities: City worse than many others

Civic amenities: City worse than many others | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it

The IT capital of the country fares poor compared to small cities in Karnataka in terms of civic amenities, according to a study by the City-based Public Affairs Centre.

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The Bangalore Blog: CITY ON THE EDGE

Samuel Paul, chairman, Public Affairs Centre.
The city’s infrastructure is on the verge of collapsing. It does not seem able to cope with the problems it faces. If a pothole is filled one day, the tar gets washed away in one rain the next day. There seems to be a combination of reasons for this sorry state of affairs...

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47 percent of MP funds go to community halls | community halls | | The New Indian Express

47 percent of MP funds go to community halls | community halls | | The New Indian Express | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it

Hassan Lok Sabha member H D Deve Gowda scored 100 per cent while Chikmagalur LS member Srikantappa a mere 14.1 per cent in utilisation of the MPLAD fund allocated by the Centre for local area development from 2004-09. Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, who was the MP of Udupi-Chikmagalur LS constituency, spent 41 per cent of thge funds. However, he had allotted 83.4 per cent of funds during 2009-11.

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Most MPs in State have not spent the annual grant

Most MPs in State have not spent the annual grant | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it

‘M’ in MPLADS stands for ‘miser’

A majority of Parliament members from Karnataka have been miserly in spending money allocated to them under the MPLADS (Member Of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme) funds to ‘develop’ their constituencies, with one of them spending a mere 0.9 per cent of the grant.

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Poll battle over, time to arm them with knowledge of their new role - Bangalore - DNA

Poll battle over, time to arm them with knowledge of their new role - Bangalore - DNA | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it
Finally Bangalore has got its corporators. But being novices, most of them need induction training. This idea gains relevance as a new bill is going to empower them.
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The Hindu : Book Review : Evaluating the state of basic services

The Hindu : Book Review : Evaluating the state of basic services | Public Affairs Centre - In the News. | Scoop.it

WHO BENEFITS FROM INDIA'S PUBLIC SEVICES? — A People's Audit of Five Basic Services: Samuel Paul, Suresh Balakrishnan, Gopakumar K. Thampi, Sita Sekhar, M. Vivekananda; Pub. by Academic Foundation, in collaboration with Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore, 4772/23, Bharat Ram Road, (23 Anari Road), Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. Rs. 695.

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Stakeholders Keen on Using E-Learning Toolkits for Improving Services: Events - ADB.org

About 120 policymakers, service managers, academics, and representatives of different development agencies [ PDF ] in the Philippines attended the launch of the e-learning toolkits [ PDF ] on the Citizen Report Card methodology and the Continuous Improvement and Benchmarking Techniques held at ADB Headquarters in Manila on 13 July 2006. The attendees were quite pleased to know about the e-learning toolkits. They also expressed commitment to promote and use them in their work.

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