of India has signed the Millennium Declaration in September
2000, to do all it can do to eradicate poverty, promote
human dignity and equality and achieve reasonable standerd
in education and health for it and environment sustainability.
The Millennium Development Goals are recognized as a legitimate
policy commitment by the govt. of India to be achieved
a signatory to the Millennium Declaration, India has a
huge task ahead. However since September 2000, desired
progress has not been made in the direction of attaining
these goals. In order to meet the millennium development
goals in the remaining 7 and half years, there is
an urgent need to build pressure on political leaders
to deliver on their commitments to the goals.
there is a need to link millennium development goals with
accountability of institutions and government at both
national as well as state levels.
this context a campaign of civil society actors “
Wada Na Todo” was initiated at the national level
to strengthen bottom up pressure from village, Panchayats,
districts, state and nation on the performance of the
development oriented basis service delivery systems
campaign initiated in the state of Uttar Pradesh by UPVAN
has been named as “Wada Nibhao” campaign
Nibhao campaign has been started in Uttar Pradesh by UPVAN
for making the state accountable and responsible in their
efforts for realizing the development goals. It will try
to monitor the institutions of governance and would explore
the realities regarding their commitments towards the
is an initiative of the civil society members to pressurise
the government regarding their performance of the service
delivery system. The data of grassroots realities would
be collected and report would be published for circulation
to various actors of civil society. These reports and
the actual grassroots level reality would also be fed
into national programs to influence the policy makers.
of the campaign
was felt necessary to build up the pressure to the Govt.
to influence the policy related to health and education.
level planning and implementations with field realities;
to common people for cumulative strength for putting
pressure on government;
of public by organizing demonstrations on important
the Government feel responsive and accountable to
organizations to collect collate & disseminate
field realities on girl child education and primary
health facilities in Uttar Pradesh.
Nibhao campaign would like support and participation of
all the actors of civil society to make this endeavor
a success. The process of WNA could be well understood
through this pictorial presentation.