People for Responsible Governance (PeRGo) is a registered nonprofit organisation comprising of law professionals, academicians and social workers, coordinating with each other and working towards ensuring accountability and responsible governance by the State, across the country. PeRGo deals with a variety of issues which may concern individual citizens of the country or the society at large.
Primary among these are protection of human rights, promoting the constitutional values of our country, ensuring adherence to the principles of sovereign socialist secular democratic republic as stated in the Preamble, providing legal help to the deprived, correcting the gap between policies on paper and their implementation on the ground, fighting against nepotism, cronyism and favouritism exercised by ruling governments and their extended agencies, raising a voice against infringement of fundamental rights and promoting a sense of fundamental duties and allegiance to the Constitution. PeRGo also offers a platform to promising law students, faculty members and scholars of law across the country to contribute to the advancement in legal studies, and also instilling a sense of service and usefulness to the country, keeping in view the constitutional values promised in the Constitution, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, region, gender or social status.
People for Responsible Governance (PeRGo) was initially founded by a group of law practitioners working in the High Court of Himachal Pradesh. In due course, it was formalised and it received legal status upon registration under the Society Registration Act, 1860 (PeRGo).
Senior Advocate Rajnish Maniktala, H.P. High Court, is the present Chairman of the Society.Advocate Ashok Verma is the Secretary.
People for Responsible Governance (PeRGo) is a registered nonprofit organisation comprising of law professionals, academicians and social workers, coordinating with each other and working towards ensuring accountability and responsible governance by the State, across the country.
Pergo is always looking for volutneers to join hands in the mission to help people with various issues.
Pergo provides membersips to dedicated intellectuals who are keen to work for effective governance.
Pergo is a team of people who strive for responsible governance and solve problems at large scale