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Auditing Auditing

Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF): A Re-look

Spates of programmes are launched by various Ministries as part of the propoor development planning, through Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs). Of late, the promotional strategy is convergence, and...

Social Audit of MGNREGA (A Case Study of Andhra Pradesh)

In August 2005, the Indian Parliament passed the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), which mandates the provision of 100 days of guaranteed employment to any rural household in India....

Socio-Economic and Caste Census – 2011

The Government of India has decided to conduct the Socio Economic and Caste Census in the year 2011. The Socio Economic and Caste Census would be carried out by the respective State/ Union...

First Independent Review Mission for Backward Regions Grant Fund - West Bengal

The expected of this First Independent Review Mission for Backward Regions Grant Fund report is to mitigate regional imbalances, contribute towards poverty alleviation in backward districts and...
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Devolution Devolution

Report of the Working Group on Democratic Decentralisation & PRIs

The Report explores the Recommendations of the Working Groupwhich includes Brief Review of Panchayati Raj Legislations, Deepening Peoples’ Participation, activity mapping, Reforms in Fiscal...

Panchayati Raj and Decentralised Governance

One of the important reasons for SCs and STs not receiving adequate benefits from 50 years of planning and development has been the lack of opportunity for their participation and involvement in...

PANCHAYATI RAJ – A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Panchayati Raj Institutions, the grass root units of local self government have been
considered as instruments of socio economic transformation in rural India. Involvement of
people at...

Meaning, Nature and Aspects of Decentralisation

Decentralisation has assumed an important role in matters of governance in the
developing world over the last few years. In their efforts to democratize the governing
structure and...

Devolution of Financial Powers and Functions to Panchayati Raj Institutions in Rajasthan

Devolution of power and functions refers to the empowerment of Panchayati
Raj Institutions to enjoy financial and functional autonomy. The spirit of the
constitution is to empower...

e-Governance e-Governance

Impact of e-Governance on Democratic Decentralization in India

The e-governance initiatives have come a long way since the advent of the World Wide Web. This paper explores how the application of Information & Communication Technology (e-Governance) has...

E-Governance in Local Governments: Aiming Towards Good Governance

The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a major innovation of modern governance systems. It is argued that the introduction of ICT in governance provided for a participant and...

Governance in Gram Panchayats

This Active Panchayat Book is aims to enabling the elected representatives, especially the newly elected ones and gram panchayat functionaries in their day to day core functioning to understand...

The Quality of Governance

This document covers the quality of governance in major Indian States. It is attempted to measure, for instance, the freedom index of States and the concept of good governance has been derived from...
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Finance Finance

Model Accounting System for Panchayats

This Report includes the Formats, Guidelines & List of Codes for sound Account & Audit System would ensure transparency & accountability and thus enhance credibility of Panchayats and...

Mobilisation and Management of Financial Resources by Panchayati Raj Institutions - A Study of Haryana State

This Report deals with different chapters namely Status and Management of Panchayat Finances, Socio-economic Profile of the Elected Representatives, Financial Domain of the Panchayati Raj...

Inter-se Distribution Criteria and the Union Finance Commissions: A View from Kerala

The Union Finance Commission (UFC) and State Finance Commissions (SFCs) are the constitutional authorities entitled to transfer resources to the third tier. Despite the progress, not only that the...

Socio-Economic and Caste Census – 2011

The Government of India has decided to conduct the Socio Economic and Caste Census in the year 2011. The Socio Economic and Caste Census would be carried out by the respective State/ Union...

The Report of the Committee on Nyaya Panchayat

This Report on Nyaya Panchayat Draft Bill proposed by the committee does not any way conflict with the legislative design or detail of the Gram Nyayalaya Bill; at any rate. The principles and...

General General

Panchayati Raj, Bureaucracy and development a study in the impact of democratisation of block administration

The institutionalisation of a nationally conceived concept of democratic decentralisation, popularly known as Panchayati Raj, is the second most significant administrative innovation, the first...

Indira Mahila Yojana

This Report pertains to the Indira Mahila Yojana (IMY), and it will ensure coordination and convergence of various programmes meant for women in an integrated fashion so as to maximise the benefits...

Climate Change Vulnerability (Cases from CIRDAP Member Countries)

This monograph focuses on the impact of climate change – one of the key concerns for
sustainable rural development. Six insightful articles based on studies in different CIRDAP

Role of Local Governments in Conflict Management: Experience from Nepal

Conflicts occurring at the local level mostly on the issues that affect everyday life of people have become political in nature due to increasing politicization of society. Like other countries,...

Performance of Primary Health Centres in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka

In India Primary Health Centers (PHCs) are the cornerstone of rural health care; a first port of call for the sick and an effective referral system. It forms the first level of contact and link...

Capacity Building Capacity Building

Indira Mahila Yojana

This Report pertains to the Indira Mahila Yojana (IMY), and it will ensure coordination and convergence of various programmes meant for women in an integrated fashion so as to maximise the benefits...

Mobilisation and Management of Financial Resources by Panchayati Raj Institutions - A Study of Haryana State

This Report deals with different chapters namely Status and Management of Panchayat Finances, Socio-economic Profile of the Elected Representatives, Financial Domain of the Panchayati Raj...

Local Governance - Second Administrative Reforms Commission (Sixth Report)

In this report on Local Governance, the Administrative Reforms Commission has examined in detail the issues relating to rural and urban local governance in India with a special focus on the need...

Swacch Bharat Pakhwada (Activities Under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G))

This Power point presentation pertains to the Activities Under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) in occasion of the programme Swacch Bharat Pakhwada during 1st to 15th October, 2017

Performance of Primary Health Centres in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka

In India Primary Health Centers (PHCs) are the cornerstone of rural health care; a first port of call for the sick and an effective referral system. It forms the first level of contact and link...

Human Resources Human Resources

PANCHAYATI RAJ – A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Panchayati Raj Institutions, the grass root units of local self government have been
considered as instruments of socio economic transformation in rural India. Involvement of
people at...

Indira Mahila Yojana

This Report pertains to the Indira Mahila Yojana (IMY), and it will ensure coordination and convergence of various programmes meant for women in an integrated fashion so as to maximise the benefits...

Mobilisation and Management of Financial Resources by Panchayati Raj Institutions - A Study of Haryana State

This Report deals with different chapters namely Status and Management of Panchayat Finances, Socio-economic Profile of the Elected Representatives, Financial Domain of the Panchayati Raj...

Climate Change Vulnerability (Cases from CIRDAP Member Countries)

This monograph focuses on the impact of climate change – one of the key concerns for
sustainable rural development. Six insightful articles based on studies in different CIRDAP

Role of Local Governments in Conflict Management: Experience from Nepal

Conflicts occurring at the local level mostly on the issues that affect everyday life of people have become political in nature due to increasing politicization of society. Like other countries,...

Gender Issues Gender Issues

Role of Local Governments in Conflict Management: Experience from Nepal

Conflicts occurring at the local level mostly on the issues that affect everyday life of people have become political in nature due to increasing politicization of society. Like other countries,...

NREGA and Its Impact on Child Labour

This document is a case study on the impact of NREGA on child labour in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan. The paper reveals that before the implementation of MGNREG scheme the children of the...

Awards & Best Practices Awards & Best Practices

Child-friendly Local Governance in Kerala

This report is based on a research study conducted in two of Kerala’s gram panchayats: Adat Panchayat in Thrissur District and Vaniyamkulam Panchayat in Palakkad District on child-friendly...

Successful Governance Initiatives and Best Practices: Experience from Indian States

This Compendium is the product and documented by the State Plans Division of the Planning Commission of India in collaboration with the Human Development Resource Centre (HDRC), United Nations...

Business Models For Dairy-Based Livelihoods

The report covers successful case studies on dairy based livelihoods promotion from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana. It illustrates the role of women in enhancing the value-chain...

Rural Tourism: An alternate Opportunity for Rural Areas

The document describes the declining fortunes of the primary sector in advanced economies, confronting the impacts of globalization, and the efforts of third world nations to gain a foothold on the...

Protection of Children - Role of Panchayats in India

This paper pertains to the children below 15 years constitute about 40% of the total population in India. If all of them are happy and healthy, they can make a positive contribution to the progress...
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Planning Planning

Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Grassroot Planning: Some Issues and Concerns

The ideas of ‘decentralised planning’, ‘planning from below’, ‘peoples’ participation in planning’, ‘multi-level planning’, ‘grass roots planning’, ‘Planning at Panchayat level’, etc. have been...

Climate Change Vulnerability (Cases from CIRDAP Member Countries)

This monograph focuses on the impact of climate change – one of the key concerns for
sustainable rural development. Six insightful articles based on studies in different CIRDAP

Role of Local Governments in Conflict Management: Experience from Nepal

Conflicts occurring at the local level mostly on the issues that affect everyday life of people have become political in nature due to increasing politicization of society. Like other countries,...

Performance of Primary Health Centres in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka

In India Primary Health Centers (PHCs) are the cornerstone of rural health care; a first port of call for the sick and an effective referral system. It forms the first level of contact and link...

Ground Water Governance in Kerala

This paper intends to appraise groundwater governance issues of the Kerala State. Ground water is a common property resource and its indiscriminate exploitation by individual household users,...