About Us


The Centre for Good Governance (CGG) was established in October 2001 by then The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) in collaboration with the Department for International Development (DFID) and the World Bank to help it achieve the State's goal of Transforming Governance.
CGG undertakes action research, provides professional advice, and conducts change management programmes for government departments and agencies to enable successful implementation of their reform agenda. CGG works closely with policy-makers like Ministers, senior officials, management experts, institutions and other stakeholders, especially citizens towards building people-centric governance practices.


Phase I

  • Institutional Building Phase
  • Grounding of key ideas of governance reforms
  • Setting up of functional areas
  • Strengthening with key

Phase II

  • Financial Autonomy and self-reliance
  • DfID–Second Grant to GoAP(DISA Project)
  • CGG’s role –Project Manager
  • Government Departments took up reform projects
  • CGG’s revenue model included projects for GoI and other States
  • Strategic and Performance Innovation Units (SPIUs) in 15 Depts.

Phase III

  • CGG manages Reforms Incentives Fund to sustain governance reforms
  • CGG continues to undertake major consulting projects at GoI and State level
  • CGG also develops key IT applications  for  State Departments and Organisations with main focus on Telangana State


    • NSP
    • ePASS
    • Housing
    • GHMC mobile apps
    • DOST