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Decentralisation in India

Decentralisation in India

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Published by UNDP in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Panchayat -- India.,
  • Decentralization in government -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDiscussion paper series -- 1
    ContributionsHuman Development Resource Centre (New Delhi, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS7009 .D+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16340479M
    LC Control Number2006454081

    Widmalm, S , Decentralisation, corruption and social capital: from india to the west, SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, viewed 11 May , doi: / Widmalm, Sten. Decentralisation, Corruption and Social Capital: From India to the West. Expand/Collapse Synopsis Offering new insights into the political economy of contemporary India, this book considers how and why unequal patterns of economic growth have taken shape within the context of a democratic and decentralising political system, and how this has impacted upon the processes of economic : Taylor And Francis.

    Decentralization (or decentralisation) is the process of redistributing or dispersing functions, powers, people or things away from a central location or decentralization, especially in the governmental sphere, is widely studied and practiced, there . As India enters the twenty-first century, education as the master determinant of development has assumed unprecedented importance. Universalization of elementary education is the focus of the Right to Education Act and implemented in terms of the constitutional amendment which has also made childhood care and education (pre-primary education) a Directive Principle of the State Policy.

    It reviews the evolution of India's system of local government, and, in order to illustrate some of the complexities concerning popular participation in local government, it presents the results of a specific case study. The study was carried out by the author in the state of Karnataka, in South India, in the summer of India’s efforts in decentralisation represent one of the largest experiments in deepening democracy. India has a robust democratic structure for local governance, what we need to practice is the robust democratic culture and giving life to our existing structure.


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This book brings together critical evaluations of the various contemporary issues and aspects of decentralized governance in India. This is particularly welcome as many of the authors are young and upcoming researchers in the : $ It highlights the need to move beyond Decentralisation in India book normative notions of decentralization-replete in literature on fiscal federalism and liberal democracy.

It provides an understanding of the dynamic world of democratic decentralization in policy and process, and how national, state, and local politics, and critical institutional requirements like political, fiscal, and administrative autonomy affect it. This book examines the impact that decentralisation reforms, initiated in the early s, have had on small towns in India.

It specifically focuses on small towns in Uttar Pradesh, one of the most densely populated and poorest states in : Springer India. The Indian states were functioning as a federation only at two levels-Union and States. 73 rd amendment strengthens the decentralization process in India and facilitates powers from the states to the local bodies.

The present paper studies the process of decentralisation in India. the literature on decentralisation in India, analysing three elements that are thought to have undermined the power and autonomy of village-level Panchayats – India’s federalism, the ‘resistant’ bureaucracy and ‘élite capture.’ It then develops hypotheses to explain the conditions.

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Summary. Over the past three decades the developing world has seen increasing devolution of political and economic power to local governments. Decentralization is considered an important element of participatory democracy and, along with privatization and deregulation, represents a substantial reduction in the authority of national governments.

Decentralization can be defined as transfer or dispersal of decision making powers, accompanied by delegation of required authority to individuals or units at all levels of organization even if they are located far away from the power centre.

In the context of the present discussion, decentralization signifies the devolution of powers and authority of governance of the Union Government and. Political, administrative, fiscal and market decentralization can also appear in different forms and combinations across countries, within countries and even within sectors.

Political Decentralization. Political decentralization aims to give citizens or their elected representatives more power in public decision-making. Book ID of Democracy, Development and Decentralisation in India's Books is AXbYAQAAQBAJ, Book which was written byChandan Sengupta,Stuart Corbridgehave ETAG "x2Hbg8WP0Aw" Book which was published by Routledge since have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is and ISBN 10 Code is This book examines the impact that decentralisation reforms, initiated in the early s, have had on small towns in India.

It specifically focuses on small towns in Uttar Pradesh, one of the most densely populated and poorest states in India. Description: This book provides a vantage point of comparison, of the actual reality of decentralisation in India with Gandhi’s vision of decentralised democracy, or what he referred to as Gram Swaraj.

It looks at the historical evolution of panchayats from ancient times to India’s independence, and critically discusses the developments after.

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Comment on the framework that exists for bringing decentralisation in India and the role of financial commissions in strengthening this process.( words) Reference: Indian polity by Lakshmikant. Why this question: The question is based on the premise of decentralisation in India, its rationale and the role played by finance commission.

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This book explores experiences, issues and challenges which have emerged since Constitutional status was granted to the local bodies at grassroots level in India in the early s. Among other issues, it focuses on: the contrasting political ideas of Mahatma Gandhi and B.

Ambedkar on Panchayati. The process of rural decentralization in India was given a boost in with the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act. However, important matters such as implementation, service delivery and Author: Shikha Jha.

Faculty of Social Science, University of Kerala, Kerala, India. Decentralization, in simple, terms that dispersion or distribution of functions and powers to lower levels. In the context of development, decentralization means the delegation of powers from a central authority to File Size: KB.

Decentralisation in India Challenges & Opportunities United Nations Development Progra Lodi Estate New Delhi - India Discussion Paper Series - 1 The analysis and policy recommendations of this Paper do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations Development Programme, its Executive Board or its Member States.Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.Books shelved as decentralization: The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Ori Brafman, The Sovereign Individua.