By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 14th September:- The Department of Hospital Administration, PGI, Chandigarh under the able guidance of Head cum Medical Superintendent, Prof A K Gupta, had submitted 2 innovative projects successfully executed to compete for the Smart Governance Award 2016. The first project was the successful intervention by the Department to increase eye donation rates in PGI. The second project was to attempt reducing Average Length of Stay of patients at PGI so that more patients can avail the inpatient services of PGI. The selection of winners was through a peer review system wherein each contestant had to make a presentation of their project before experts and fellow competitors. Both these projects were chosen as ‘the top 100 projects of India’ after successful presentation of the details of the project by Prof A K Gupta Medical Superintendent and his team at a meeting of the group in Delhi.
Skoch Smart Governance Award is an initiative recognizing top performing government organizations and organizations working with the government, operating at local, state and national level in the area of Health, Education, Rural Development/Panchayati Raj, Urban Development, Finance, and Security. It is a step towards recognizing the best practices and models of governance for excellent and efficient implementation of programmes and services delivery.
Organizations offering best governance practices in an ecologically and socio-culturally sustainable way are requested to send their nominations. The organizations should demonstrate innovation in its governance practices adequately responding to local conditions. The governance model should be conducive for effective decision making, problem solving, disputes and conflict management, and actively produce measurable results in addressing key felt-needs and challenges. The organization’s governance practices should also have the ability to adapt to future challenges and changing circumstances.