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Transparency as a tool for urban local governance
Jan 08, 2022

Transparency as a tool for urban local governance

To ensure citizen participation and awareness, it is instrumental that ULBS are slowly transformed into transparent and accountable bodies

Decentralisation @75: How the third-tier institutions have deepened India’s Democracy?
Aug 15, 2022

Decentralisation @75: How the third-tier institutions have deepened India’s Democracy?

Despite many structural shortfalls, the 73rd and the 74th Amendments were able to create critical democratic space for these underrepresented groups s

Decentralised governance as a driver for inclusive development
Jul 10, 2024

Decentralised governance as a driver for inclusive development

Amidst the population rise, a push for decentralised governance structures that focus on data-driven efficient public service delivery is extremely cr

Deepening governance crisis in Indian cities
Jun 27, 2024

Deepening governance crisis in Indian cities

The recent tragic incidents in India have highlighted a common issue: local governance lacks effective functioning, accountability, and transparency.

Elected Women Representatives in Local Rural Governments in India: Assessing the Impact and Challenges
Jan 31, 2024

Elected Women Representatives in Local Rural Governments in India: Assessing the Impact and Challenges

India’s 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, which empowered local self-governments (Panchayati Raj Institutions) and reserved one-third of electoral seats in these bodies for women, has elevated women’s participation in rural governance. India is among the foremost countries for women’s participation in local governments, with over 1.45 million women shaping local decision-making. Women leaders are a critical link between local governance, s

Lessons from 30 years of women’s reservation in panchayats
Dec 07, 2023

Lessons from 30 years of women’s reservation in panchayats

Women representatives have played a critical role in redefining local priorities, but proper measures need to be adopted to address the existing chall

Municipal governance - The Indian narrative
Nov 25, 2014

Municipal governance - The Indian narrative

Municipal governance has once again taken centre stage in Indian polity. There is a current re-shaping of narratives within the national government to make local governance effective. It is realised that deficit in the delivery of urban services results in chaos, which forms the basis for citizens doubting the functioning of the local government.

US-India ties go local
Mar 13, 2020

US-India ties go local

As big-ticket items stall, the US and India are identifying areas of convergence on local governance 

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Jan 03, 2024

पंचायतींमधील स्त्रियांच्या आरक्षणाची ३० वर्षे व त्यातील धडे

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Jul 12, 2024

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