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Revitalised Urban Administration in India (Strategies and Experiences)

U.B. Singh (Author)
Synopsis With the down of independence, the enhancement of status of urban infrastructure was urgently felt by the state governments keeping in view all the relevant aspects having deep bearing on developmental schemes. The structure of the local bodies was revitalised and strengthened by the Amendment Act of the Parliament. Thus the main thrust was to devise ways and means which should cover up schemes having deep impact on the lives of people in cities and towns. Such welfare schemes did prove as valuable assets boosting the economy with rich dividends. This unprecedented experiment brought about a remarkable change with the painstaking efforts of our entrepreneurs. This book of twenty-four articles contributed by eminent scholars would be useful for the academic community in India and abroad.
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About the author

U.B. Singh

U.B. Singh, M.P.A., Ph.D. (Human Resource Development), D. Litt. (Time Management) till recently at the faculty of the Regional Centre for Urban & Environmental Studies of the University of Lucknow (for more than 18 years) is a Reader in the Department of Public Administration of the Mizoram University (a Central University), based at Aizawal. He has been to University College London, U.K. on Fellowship under Colombo Plan and to Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok under the UNDP sponsorship. He has to his credit more than 50 research papers contributed to various journals of repute; about two dozen research studies; participation in national and international seminars / conferences, besides authoring more than a dozen books including Human Resource Development, Urban Local Government, functioning of Urban Government in South India, Urban Governance in North East Region, Administrative System in India, Fiscal Federalism in Indian Union, assessing Training Needs in Urban Administration to name a few. He has successfully edited a number of volumes including Revitalised Urban Administration in India. Privatisatioin of Municipal Services in India etc. As a unique combination of a teacher, trainer and researcher, Dr. Singh is associated with many academic institutes and societies. He has been on the advisory committees and on committees for farming municipal Acts in Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. He has directed a number of executive development programmes for urban officials belonging to various north and north eastern states.

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Bibliographic information

Title Revitalised Urban Administration in India (Strategies and Experiences)
Author U.B. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st. Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8178350777
length 380p., Tables.