Prajapati Trivedi

Dr Prajapati Trivedi
Senior Fellow (Governance) and a Director, Economic, Social and Sustainable Development Directorate, Commonwealth Secretariat, London.

Pay for Performance in Government: Has its Time Finally Come?

BY PRAJAPATI TRIVEDI Holding governments accountable for delivering on promises and incentivising government employees appropriately is a fundamental requirement of good governance. This requirement can be met through a performance-related pay system, argues Professor Prajapati Trivedi. Can the Seventh Central Pay Commission’s recommendation to implement a performance-related incentive scheme for Indian central government employees achieve the desired results? In its report to …

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Capacity Building: A Key Driver of Economic Growth

In spite of sustained attempts to build capacity, efforts have persistently fallen short of expectations in India and other developing nations. We need to re-examine, re-invent, re-imagine and re-double efforts to build capacity in various sectors at all levels. It is hard to overstate the importance of capacity building in nation building. Human capacity, above all, has been the key determinant …

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