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Democracy and urban Governance in India

Democracy and urban Governance in India

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Published by Academic Foundation in New Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementRumi Aijaz
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25271008M
LC Control Number2012335030

The book presents a clear articulation on the subject. Cases demonstrated by the authors portray a genuine picture of the urban landscape in India, where the underprivileged citizens are struggling to avail quality basic services. It’s a useful resource for practitioners, researchers and students of urban governance and planning. Evolution of Local Self-Government (Panchayati Raj System) in India. We know there is a government in India at the Center and State levels. But there is another important system for local governance. The foundation of the present local self-government in India was laid by the Panchayati Raj System ().

Agriculture Rural Development and Forestry Children and Youth Democracy and Governance Disarmament Drugs Crime and Terrorism Economic and Social Development Environment and Climate Change Human Rights and Refugees Human Settlements and Urban Issues International Law and Justice International Trade and Finance Books; Democracy and Governance. E-Democracy Systems and Participation Outcomes in Urban Governance: /ch The concept of democracy has a long tradition of research in the political science domain. In recent years, advances in Information and CommunicationCited by: 1.

The essentials and issues of urban governance are explained before an overview is given of the chapters of the book. At the end of the chapter, the conclusions of the book are presented. This book highlights the rightful role of citizens as per the constitution of the country for participation in Governance of a smart city using electronic means such as high speed fiber optic networks, the internet, and mobile computing as well as Internet of Things that have the ability to transform the dominant role of citizens and technology in smart cities.


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Chapter 7: Units of Local Governance: Grassroots Democracy. India is a Country of Enormous Size and Diversities; Meaning and Significance of Local Governance, i.e., Democracy at the Grassroots; Evolution of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) The New Panchayati Raj System:.

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