Revitalised Urban Administration in India: Strategies and Experiences

By: U.B. Singh

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The seventy-third and seventy-fourth amendments to the Indian Constitution revitalised and strengthened the federal structure of the country. For the first time, Panchayats and Municipalities (tools for local governance) were incorporated in the Constitution. Democracy was decentralised and administration was made accountable to people.The book aims to present Holistic experiences, across the country, in connection with the actual implementation of the Constitution (74) Amendment Act, 1992. It is an attempt to overview the initial implementation process of this revolutionary step, which is confined to the Urban administration. Thus, making the deeper impact on the Lives of people living in Cities and towns.This venture presents the success story of empowering the Urban Local Government in Indian states like Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and the seven North-Eastern States. It also talks about developing Holy Tirupati Town and Shimla City. Problems of Resource Mobilization of urban Local Bodies and Empowerment of Women in Local Self-Government is critically analyzed. Perspectives of Rural-Urban Interface in Planning is also reviewed.Printed Pages: 380.

Title: Revitalised Urban Administration in India: Strategies and Experiences

Author Name: U.B. Singh

Categories: India, Administration,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

ISBN: 8178350777

ISBN 13: 9788178350776

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 106077

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