The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 is an anti-corruption Act which provides for the establishment of the institution of Lokpal which would inquire into allegations against public functionaries and matters connecting them. The Act provides for an investigation into complaints of maladministration. The office of the Lokpal is an equivalent to that of an Ombudsman.
The Act was a result of the massive public protest against corruption under the leadership of Anna Hazare.
The Lokpal is an officer of the Parliament having as his primary function, the duty of acting as an agent for the Parliament for the purpose of safeguarding citizens against the abuse or misuse of administrative power by the executive.
- Right to Information Act, 2005
The Act provides for the right to information of citizens to gain access to information under the control of public authorities. The Act promotes transparency and accountability of every public authority. The Act is essential as it keeps the citizenry informed and holds the Government and its agencies accountable to the governed.
I have always been against Glorifying Over Work and therefore, in the year 2021, I have decided to launch this campaign “Balancing Life”and talk about this wrong practice, that we have been following since last few years. I will be talking to and interviewing around 1 lakh people in the coming 2021 and publish their interview regarding their opinion on glamourising Over Work.
If you are interested in participating in the same, do let me know.
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We also have a Facebook Group Restarter Moms for Mothers or Women who would like to rejoin their careers post a career break or women who are enterpreneurs.
We are also running a series Inspirational Women from January 2021 to March 31,2021, featuring around 1000 stories about Indian Women, who changed the world. #choosetochallenge