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Dynamics of Grassroots Governance in India : Dreams and Realities (2 Vols-Set)

D Sundar Ram

ISBN 10: 8173919313 / ISBN 13: 9788173919312
Published by Kanishka, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Vol. I Foreword. Preface. List of contributors. Introduction Grassroots governance in India a dream or reality/D. Sundar Ram. 1. Institutionalisation of grassroots governance in India/Subhash C. Kashyap. 2. Rejuvenating Republic through local governments/Jayaprakash Narayan. 3. Panchayats and democracy in India elites versus Dalits/D. Bandyopadhyay. 4. Devolution of powers to Panchayati Raj Institutions in India an overview/Karunakar Patnaik. 5. Democracy and civic education A South Asian perspective/M. Aslam. 6. Participation decentralised planning and Panchayati Raj in India a review/S.P. Jain. 7. Role of caste groups in New Panchayati Raj System a case analysis of Tamil Nadu/G. Palanithurai. 8. Panchayats in India one step forward/George Mathew. 9. Decentralised planning and Panchayati Raj in India provisions and practice some evidences/Mahi Pal. 10. Participatory village governance in India/T.H. Chowdary. 11. Where Panchayats are heading field notes from Tamil Nadu/G. Palanithurai. 12. The status of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka a comparison/M. Gopinath Reddy and Madhusudana Bandhi. 13. General view of Panchayats and municipalities in Andhra Pradesh some managerial challenges/G. Lakshmana Swamy. 14. Decentralised planning in India a case study in Karnataka/M. Devendra Babu. 15. Village Panchayat and the state MNC Negotiations/Pradeep Narayanan. 16. Dalit women Sarpanchs and decentralised democracy in Haryana Malady and remedy/Mahi Pal. 17. Housing and rural development in Rajasthan implementation of Indira Awas Yojana an evaluation/Ramamurti Meena. 18. Citizen's charter a crying need for implementation/I.C. Srivastava. 19. Governance of democracy/Rajesh Tandon. Appendices. Index. Vol. II 1. Regeneration of rural India an unfinished agenda/L.C. Jain. 2. Towards empowering Gram Sabha/M. Aslam. 3. Institutions and laws for good urban governance/S.K. Sharma. 4. People's participation at the grassroots levels in India a pillar of sustainable development/S. Narayanasamy. 5. De planning and decentralised governance The Anachronicity of the 73 Amendment Act in the LPG Marketisation of the Indian economy/P.C. Mathur. 6. Size and area of Gram Panchayat in India/S.P. Jain. 7. Panchayati Raj Institutions in India The Kerala experience/M.R. Biju. 8. Participatory planning for decentralised governance in India/Rajiv Ranjan Prasad. 9. Empowering women politically/V. Mohini Giri. 10. Devolution of powers to Panchayati Raj Institutions with special reference to rural health care in Gujarat a field inquiry/P. Sivaram. 11. Decentralised governance transparency and accountability empirical evidence from West Bengal/Md. Nazrul Islam. 12. Grassroots democratic institutions in India need for reforms/Y. Gurappa Naidu. 13. Grassroots democracy in Haryana field observations/Ranbir Singh. 14. Women empowerment through Panchayati Raj Institution a study/S.S. Sree Kumar. 15. Determinants of people's participation in decentralised planning and development/Sitakanta Sethi. 16. Micro credit in Haryana some problems/Raj Kumar Siwach. 17. Financial status of Panchayati Raj Institutions a study in Karnataka/N. Jayaramaiah. 18. Effective decentralisation in India a continuing process of reform/Kuldeep Mathur. Appendices. Index. From the Preface This important volume (set in two parts) constitutes an important contribution to the on going search for alternatives to the dilemmas of the grassroots democratic institutions over last several years. A Distinguished panel of authors review the strength and weaknesses of the existing Panchayati Raj Institutions whether it serves the basic needs and aspirations of the people at the grassroots level or have become obsolete and if so whether a systematic change is required. Providing an analytical description of the dynamics of the grassroots institutions with the Indian experiences this volume provides a significant insights and analytical tools to the debate on the good go. Bookseller Inventory # 65745

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