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In Depth Mumbai Municipal Councilors Report Card for year 2014

In Depth Mumbai Municipal Councilors Report Card for year 2014 of 227 elected Councilors

The report card  is prepared by The PRAJA Foundation
Founded in 1998, the PRAJA Foundation is a non-partisan voluntary organization

Every Municipal Councilor is a member of BMC General Body and their respective Ward
Committee.

This Report Card covers the working and performance of the 227 elected Municipal Councilors of Mumbai for the period of March 2012 to March 2014; data from the affidavits filed by the Councilors with the election commission; updated data on criminal records (till December 2013); and results of an opinion poll across the City of Mumbai.

The ratings of the Municipal Councilor’s are based on:

(a) 
Data accessed through RTI on attendance of different Committee Meetings
Of the Municipal Corporation, number and type of questions raised, use of
Discretionary funds, etc.

(b) 
Personal interviews with 22,580 citizens of Mumbai conducted by a
Reputed survey research organization, to investigate the views of citizens
On their elected representatives.

C-
The grades are given based on actual percentage of marks earned for the particular parameter
And are given as below:
(a)  Grade ‘A’ – Between 100% to 80%
(b)  Grade ‘B’ – Less than 80% but more than or equal to 70%
(c)  Grade ‘C’ – Less than 70% but more than or equal to 60%
(d)  Grade ‘D’ – Less than 60% but more than or equal to 50%
(e)  Grade ‘E’ – Less than 50% but more than or equal to 35%
 (f)  Grade ‘F’ – Less than 35%.

D-
The parameter indicating Quality of Questions is summation of scores for ‘Importance of
Questions asked by issues raised in the question’ (max. marks - 18) and ‘Issues raised
Compared to Citizen’s Complaints (max. marks - 10), while certain individual parameters
(Discretionary Funds, Education Qualification, Income Tax, Awareness & Accessibility,
Corruption Index and Broad Measures) are not shown separately.


Few important Facts from the Mumbai Municipal Councilors Report Card 2014 of 227 elected Councilors

1-
Overall attendance has dropped by 6.7%. As compared to last year (FY 2012-13)
When we had 13 Municipal Councilors who had not asked a single question we
Still have 10 Municipal Councilors who haven’t asked a single question this year
(FY 2013-14); of this there are three Municipal Councilors (Anita Yadav, Jyotsna
Parmar, Lalita Annamalai) who haven’t asked a single question in both the years
Since they were elected. Inspite of the (28.7%) rise, proportion of Questions asked
Compared to civic complaint's remains a pathetic 26.9%.

2-
According to survey, overall awareness and accessibility of the Municipal Councilors has dropped by 27.7%; overall perceived performance has dropped by 11.8%.

3-
Municipal Councilors who have received an overall ‘B’ grade have increased from 28 in
2012-13 to 34 in 2013-14, we still don’t have any Municipal Councilor who is
Getting an ‘A’ grade.

4-
Top three rankers of 2014 Report Card, Snehal Ambekar (78.46%), Hemangi Worlikar (78.43%) and Gyanmurti Sharma (77.97%).

5-
Of the 34 Councilors having FIRs as per their February 2012 Affidavits, cases
On two have been withdrawn.

6-
TOP 10 COUNCILLORS
Overall Rank –
Ward - Constituency No. - Political Party Councilors Score (out of 100) 2013 2014

1)    G/S 194 SS Snehal Suryakant Ambekar 78.46 - 44 1

2)    G/S 188 SS Hemangi Hareshwar Worlikar 78.43- 1 2

3)    P/N 40 BJP Gyanmurti Ramchandra Sharma 77.97- 27 3

4)    R/S 21 INC Ramashish Gopal Gupta 76.98 -24 4

5)    K/W 60 SS Sanjay Kashinath Pawar 76.38 -19 5

6)    R/S 22 BJP Sunita Ramnagina Yadav 75.92 -82 6

7)    R/S 23 SS Prajakta Vikas (Sawant)Vishwasrao 75.75 -41 7

8)    R/C 9 BJP Manisha Ashok Chaudhari 75.64 -2 8

9)    D 210 INC Noshir Rusi Mehta 75.46- 7 9

10)    K/W 56 SS Yashodhar Padmakar Phanse 75.41 -3 10
7-
TOP 10 COUNCILLORS IN ATTENDANCE
Overall Rank
Ward - Constituency No. - Political Party Councilors Score (out of 15) 2013 2014

1)    G/S 188 SS Hemangi Hareshwar Worlikar 15.00 1 2

2)    D 210 INC Noshir Rusi Mehta 15.00 7 9

3)    L 162 SS Anuradha Mahesh Pednekar 15.00 8 14

4)    H/E 88 SS Deepak Ramchandra Bhutkar 15.00 45 23

5)    H/E 89 SS Anil Pandurang Trimbakkar 15.00 130 52

6)    R/S 18 SS Shrikant Krishna Kavathankar 14.89 64 50

7)    K/E 68 SS Anant Bhiku Nar 14.83 67 62

8)    P/N 39 SS Sayali Sunil Warise 14.78 189 165

9)    K/W 60 SS Sanjay Kashinath Pawar 14.73 19 5

10)    K/W 56 SS Yashodhar Padmakar Phanse 14.70 3 10

Below is the complete report card of Mumbai Municipal Councilors Report Card 2014 of 227 elected Councilors



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4 comments:

Destination Infinity September 12, 2014  

Good to know that there is some kind of report card to, if not measure, at least identify hard working executives. We need this across Govt. departments and even for politicos.

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rudraprayaga September 13, 2014  

Ministers and Govt: as well as non-governmental employees and employers and all should be graded and report card may b e introduced.