A Legislative Framework for Accountability: The Karnataka Sakala Services Act

SMITA MUTT Due to the consolidated strength of Karnataka’s bureaucracy, most anti-corruption and accountability mechanisms that have been established since 1956 have been institutional in nature, though some have been in response to the demands of social actors. These include the Directorate of Vigilance established in 1965 to “investigate charges of corruption against all government…

A milestone in the political history of Karnataka – The SAKALA Mission

KARNATAKA’S GUARANTEE OF SERVICES TO CITIZENS (SAKALA): LESSONS FOR NATION-WIDE SUCCESS Sharada S (University of Pennsylvania, alumnus of National Law School of India University), Apoorva S and Mansi Sharma (National Law School of India University) The SAKALA Mission, made possible through the Karnataka Guarantee of Services to Citizens Act 2011 (amended in 2014), has been a…