PLCP Procedural Compliance

Regularly implements consultations in accordance with the main tenets of the policy goes beyond compliance and advocates consultations within government and outside of it, builds long term capacity that is sustainable and situates PLCP in the good governance practices.



Competency Area

Civic Engagement


Identifies and adheres to legal requirements of PLCP

Understands the legal framework of the Pre-Legislative Consultation Policy (PLCP), 2014

Comprehends the importance of PLCP, from a citizen perspective

Proposes to undergo regular training to improve the consultation process

Gathers information on organisations which may provide support in the consultation process (such as Gram Vaani, Civis, MKSS

Answers citizens and stakeholders' concerns

Identifies opportunities for public consultation at the draft legislation stage

Conveys the importance of democratic participation and addresses citizens and stakeholders' queries on public consultations

Develops modules based on their experience in public consultation and the associated gaps, which can be shared with peers

Discusses collaboration with non-governmental organisations regularly

Influences and mentors on PLCP and the process of public consultation

Allocates resources required for consultations

Reviews and addresses the procedural gaps in the creation of a constructive dialogue mechanism for the stakeholders

Organises regular mentorship sessions for peers to conduct effective public consultation

Establishes mutual trust and support between the government and the non-governmental organisations on the consultative process (through roundtables, workshops & seminars)

Involves other organisations to expand the scope of the consultation process

Improves consultation compliance of PLCP regularly through their work in their Department/Ministry

Negotiates the various com recommendations.

Instils the convention of continuous public consultation with peers (through activities such as consultation day)

Encourages other departments to identify organisations that can assist in the consultation process and create pathways of communication for them

Advances inclusive public consultation ethos/practices

Champions the cause of sharing the collected feedback to the stakeholders

Advances public consultation by adopting novel processes to reach out to marginalised citizens & communities for feedback (such as general meetings, Lok Sunwais/Public Hearings, and mohalla meetings)

Motivates peers and subordinates to institutionalise public consultation for all government policies and legislation

Cultivates working relationships with multiple non-governmental organisations to reach out to communities for feedback and suggestions