India’s Independent Evaluation Office: an agenda for action

…(there is a) need for the Indian government to demonstrate a willingness to empower the IEO with genuine functional autonomy, while it takes small steps towards charting an impact evaluation agenda for itself. Moreover, the government needs to also equip (and burden) the IEO with the power to seek convergence among the evaluation and measurement efforts currently in place within the government. I would rather have the IEO fail trying, than succeed by skirting these critical issues

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2 thoughts on “India’s Independent Evaluation Office: an agenda for action

  1. hmmm… tried to do this once and not sure if it got lost. anyway, my basic point was that people aren't necessarily averse to being evaluated per se. if it is for pass/fail, then yes. but people subject themselves to all sorts of magazine personality evaluations, assorted biometric evaluations, and so on. if we move towards re/constructive criticism, where would we end up?

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