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Local Governance in India: Experiences After the Constitutional Amendments

E. Venkatesu (Author)

The book, broadly, covers the experiences of Decentralisation in South Asia in general and India in specific. In Indian context the focus is on Institutional arrangements for Democratic Decentralisation, Constitutional mandatory provision of reservations to the lower casts, Scheduled Tribes and women, the role of local governance in service delivery, such as MGNREGA, Public Distribution through E-governance mechanism, Health Services, transference accountability, intuitional conflicts and experiences since constitutional amendment Acts. Another important element of the book is that it has focused on two types of areas, one is All India perspective and another one is emerging experiences from different states of India. The states includes Andhra Pradesh Assam, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, Uttarakand and West Bengal

The volume also deals with Policy perspective of the Indian state, the emerging issues such as devolution of funds functions and functionary's, community participation planning, natural resource management, centrally sponsored schemes, parallel institutions and need to strengthen these institutions for inclusive governance.

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About the author

E. Venkatesu

E. Venkatesu born in Pasaldinne village of Yemmiganur Mandal in Kurnool District of Andhara Pradesh.

Ph.D & M. Phil from Central University,  Hyderabad.

Post-Graduation from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and
Grauated from AP Residential Degree College, Nagarjuna Sagar,
At present Assistant Professor, Centre for Panchayati Raj, National Institute of Rural Development since 2004.
Training and Research Coordinator in Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty, Hyderabad for four years.
Fellow SRTT-Naandi Foundation and
Participated in the election studies of Centre for Study of Developing Societies.

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Title Local Governance in India: Experiences After the Constitutional Amendments
Author E. Venkatesu
Format Hardcover
Date published: 11.11.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351282020
length 315p.,