Monitoring budget implementation
The Foreign Aid and Budget Monitoring Department
(FABMD) is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of aid
utilization and project and programme performance. In line with the
annual allocations made by the National Budget Department, the FABMD
monitors financial progress made in relation to the related capital
budget and recurrent budget of line Ministries, on a quarterly
This above all, be true to your own self...
As another year draws to a close, it’s time to
look back at what a year it has been. During the last eleven months,
have you been true to yourself? Have you taken decisions that you
did not have to compromise on...were there moments that you were
less than true to yourself? We live in times that constantly compel
us to compromise. Values are no longer what drive people. Money is.
Mammon has become the god of all things - great and small. It is so
easy for most to board the train and take a ride.
Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba and his unique teachings
“Sai Baba prescribed Bhakthi Marga or surrender
to a ‘Sath Guru’ as the most appropriate path for the present Kali
Yuga. A ‘Sath Guru’ is a realized and liberated teacher who is
selfless and does not expect any personal gain from the disciples. A
Sath Guru is a noble person who lives in human form but he lives
only for the welfare of devotees. Krishna, the Buddha, Lord Jesus
and Prophet Mohammed were such ‘Sath Gurus’ who appeared on earth to
help the mankind”
Corruption, white collar and blue collar crimes
Corruption, white collar crime and blue collar
crime are popular coverage for the media because people prefer to
listen/watch/read the dark side of society. Corruption accusations
are common in developing countries where public sector plays a
prominent role in the economic development process. In contrast
white collar crimes are more evident in developed countries, such as
US and UK, where the private sector is dominant.