Suggestion # 1. Every minister must put up his daily appointment calendar for the public to view. the same must be insisted of the senior bureaucrats at the level of Secretary and above to the Delhi government.
Suggestion # 2: The annual IT returns for the last 2 years (and from now on for every year) of every MLA of AAP and therefore every minister must be available on the AAP website for the public to view. I see from the candidate affidavits that many of them have family members in business. It is important to know what business they are in, not to mention the naems of the firms and associates and if they, directly or indirectly, do any business with the Delhi government.
Suggestion # 3: AAP must take a cue out of the US and get a DATA ACT passed, this will make every rupee of government spending visible to the public. Here's a link to everything you may wish to know about the DATA Act.
Suggestion # 4: The mohalla sabhas must have an offline and an online component. I have been to a mohalla sabha organised by Arvind and they really are powerful platforms. But an online platform is a must too.
Suggestion # 5: Every MLA must have a microsite which must be available as a forum for reaching out to his / her constituents. It will also be a forum for the voters to stay in touch with whats happening and to offer their inputs to their MLA.
Suggestion # 6: Arvind and the rest of the leadership should immediately project themselves as being rulers of all of Delhi. Arvind should issue a statement that he is CM of everyone, including those that voted for the BJP or the Congress.
Suggestion # 7: It is easier being an activist than being in government. I can see that the transition is understandably difficult for AAP too. as a first step, the party should identify leaders who are authorised to speak on subjects in which they have expertise. Others should keep their mouths shut.
Suggestion # 8: AAP has made 18 promises in their manifesto. One MLA must be assigned one promise to carry forward and take full responsibility for. From the day the government is formed, there should be a weekly briefing on the progress.
Suggestion # 9: It is time to stop being touchy about things like the offer of security. An assault by a lunatic on an elected official is an attack on the state and if visible security can be a deterrent, it must be recognised for what it is. Security is not a status symbol in such a situation.
Suggestion # 10: I am yet to see how the Rs 20 crore that was raised was spent. It is time to get the accounts from each candidate and publish it online and make it available for the world to peruse.
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