Of Airwaves, Incumbents and Good Governance – The Urgent Need for a Robust Competition Policy Framework - Rx Digital Regulation Of Airwaves, Incumbents and Good Governance – The Urgent Need for a Robust Competition Policy Framework | Rx Digital Regulation Humane ClubMade with Humane Club
table of contents

Of Airwaves, Incumbents and Good Governance – The Urgent Need for a Robust Competition Policy Framework

Dr Archana Gulati
Published Apr 21, 2013

Indian Journal of Public Administration, April-June 2013, Vol. LIX, No. 2, ISSN 0019-5561

DOWNLOADS: 51

ABSTRACT VIEWS: 542

Abstract

Recent events in India such as audit reports on alleged economic irregularities across various sectors and the general atmosphere of under confidence in the Indian economy and quality of governance indicate that we urgently need to concentrate on regulatory reforms and strengthening of our governance capabilities. One area where policy and regulation can have a tremendous positive impact is the institution of a robust and comprehensive competition policy framework. The draft National Competition Policy (NCP) holds great promise to promote good governance leading us away from damaging effects of rent seeking behaviour and towards the benefits of accountability, transparency, equity and rapid and inclusive economic growth. This article highlights the key provisions of the NCP and strives to demonstrate how implementation of these stipulations, supported by National Competition Rules (NCR) can effectively transform the quality of our governance.

References

  1. / No_102_SenSuraj_Legal_Process_India_91909.pdf viewed in September 2011 xxxvii The regulator must decide what the regulated firm(s) must do but often lacks information about relevant costs and technologies or “consumer preferencesxxix Under this Act ‘the government can provide capital funds and bail out funds to AI , volume 102 Posted: 2002-10
  2. Thorsten Xxxviii , ScherfInstitute for Cooperation in Developing Countries at Philipps UniversityPolicies for Universal Access to Telecommunications in Rural areas of Developing Countries-A Comparative Analysis , volume 2 Posted: 2012-09-20