Since the draw of civilization man has been striving hard t manage his affairs systematically. The desire to become systematic to the point and precise has led human being to develop variety of disciplines . These disciplines with the march of civilization failed to keep pace with the human driving force. Resultantly new avenues are sought for governance. In the case of Pakistan mismanagement has become a hallmark of out management. It is casting dark shadow son our , institutional setup, our cultural norms and above all our credibility in the comity of nations.
Forced by the mismanagement, wide spread corruption and dis functioning of the national institution different governments introduced a number of reforms to stem the decline. For this purpose the Nawaz Sharif government initiated serious efforts. But with the unseating of this, government and military taking over, this pace appeals to have gathered pace. For better governance institutions were setup by the military, which are making plausible efforts to achieve their objectives.
Good governance may be defined as that kind of government that is citizen – friendly. It has three major dimensions: Political, Economic and Civic.
- In the political sense, governance may be defined as the will and the ability of the government to protect and promote the fundamental rights and liberties of the people.
- In economic sphere, it is the manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country‘s economic and social resources for development.
- In its civic sense, the good civic government is that which allows the society to flourish. In a civil society the rights of an individual liberty, free speech, equal opportunities, education etc. are guaranteed by the law .In a civil society collective sense of responsibility prevails.
As the crisis of governance deepens and public confidence in government institutions erodes, there is an urgent need for reform to reinforce the linkages between.