- Requires efficient institutions
- Efficiency and effectiveness of institutions depends on the delivery mechanisms and the supportive framework of rules and procedures adopted
- Capacity to evolve, to continuously adapt in respect of the above three elements and to manage change
Uniqueness of Good Governance
A state that has implemented good governance practices exhibit some unique features. Some of which are:
Responsibility is fixed and everyone is made accountable for whichever service that might fall under their purview.
Here, every activity undertaken by government is transparent and is made known to all. Such a move successfully eliminates any chance of corruption.
Responsiveness comes from defined job responsibilities of those entrusted with the job. This automatically breeds responsiveness.
Effectiveness and Efficiency
A service to be effective must reach its beneficiary in an efficient manner with user friendly services. These are absolute must to ensure that satisfactory services are provided to citizens.
Equity and Inclusiveness
One basic requirement of good governance is that the government has to be fair and impartial to all its citizens. It should have a wide framework of law and should implement it impartially.
Rule of Law
For any government to provide effective and good governance it is mandatory that it ensures that rule of law is not violated. Justice should be provided swiftly and without any fear or favor.