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Auditing Auditing

Gender auditing in Panchayat Raj Institutions.

This Report attempts an overview of the key conceptual frameworks of gender auditing techniques and their potential applicability to rural local governance.
The gender auditing includes the...

First Independent Review Mission for Backward Regions Grant Fund – State Report – Chattishgarh - 2009

The Report discusses the Backward Regions Grant Fund in Chattishgarh State. The expected of outcome of the BRGF is to Mitigate regional imbalances, contribute towards poverty alleviations in...

Transparency and Accountability

Transparency and accountability are prime aspects of democratic governance in India. Transparency refers to bringing clarity on government rules, regulations and decisions. Accountability is a...

Rural Local Body Core Functions and Finances - 2014

The study Report has three parts that follows sequentially: First - the status of the functional and financial accountability of Panchayats.
Second - the financial details relating to rural...
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Devolution Devolution

Decentralised Planning and Panchayati Raj (Report of Working Group in Tamil Nadu)

The report of the working group set up to review the status of decentralised planning in the state has made several recommendations to revive the planning progress at the grass roots levels for...

Status of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Gujarat (1995-2000)

The Report was based on the best practices which are identified from Gujarat state. The newly elected representatives of PRIs and working officials in panchayats to develop their own gram...

Decentralised Planning & Panchayati Raj Institutions - 2001

The Report provides the review of the status of elections, devolution of powers, authority & responsibility and financial devolution to Panchayats. It was also discussed the District Planning...

Strengthening of Panchayats in India: Comparing Devolution across States (Empirical Assessment - 2012-13)

The Report explores the Devolution Index by adding ‘capacity building of panchayats’ and ‘accountability of panchayats’ to the existing ‘4 Fs’, i.e. framework, functions, finances and...

Devolution of Powers and Functions to Panchayati Raj Institutions (A Suggestive Framework), 1995.

The Report provides broad guidelines for initiating measures that will improve the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRls), capable of meeting, and people's aspirations at the local level.

e-Governance e-Governance

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...

Technological options for SLWM in rural areas

The document provides description on technological options for solid and liquid waste management in rural areas to accelerate the effort in achieving universal sanitation. SLWM is part of swatch...

Appropriate Technologies - Sustainable Livelihoods: Lessons for Disaster Resilient Construction in Odisha

This publication discusses the outlines results from a UNDP partnership with the Government of Odisha and supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Care Today that...

PESA, Left-Wing Extremism and Governance: Concerns and Challenges in India’s Tribal Districts

This document is a report on functioning of PESA Act, 1996, which governs areas in nine states covered under the 5th Schedule of the Indian Constitution. The report prepared by Institute of Rural...
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Finance Finance

Economic Survey 2015-2016 (Mizoram)

The growth story of Mizoram economy has been strong and sustained one, and its growth rate was one of the highest among all the Indian states. The State economy (GSDP) is estimated to grow at about...

Inclusive Economic development : A struggle

In this paper tries to explore determinents of the conditions of the work and promotions of livelihoods in the urorganised sector, says that over 394.9 million workers (86%) of working population...

Note on the report of the committee on Panchayati Raj Institutions (Asoka Mehta,1978) E.M.S. Namboodiripad

The first point of decentralisation below the State level should be the district, issue regarding, transfer of substantial quantum of powers from the State Governments to the local bodies has...

Report on ownership, price fixation, value addition and marketing of Minor Forest Produce

Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is an important source of livelihoods for vast majority of the people living in and around the periphery of the forests. The PESA Act, 1996 and FRA 2006 conferred...

General General

Second Common Review Mission Report 2017.

The Second Common Review Mission Report (CRM) of the Ministry of Rural Development was undertaken during 15th – 23rd February, 2017 to understand the issues in implementation of rural...

Report of First Common Review Mission, Thematic Report.

The first Common Review Mission (CRM) was constituted by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India with the objective of reviewing the implementation of Rural Development programmes....

Mission Antyodaya: Gram Samidhi Evam Swachhata Pakhwada (Hindi)

Gram Samridhi and Swachhata Pakhwada from 1-15 October 2017 is an effort to make the local communities active partners in their own well-being. It has two distinct components. The Swachhata...

Mission Antyodaya: Gram Samidhi Evam Swachhata Pakhwada (English)

Gram Samridhi and Swachhata Pakhwada from 1-15 October 2017 is an effort to make the local communities active partners in their own well-being. It has two distinct components. The Swachhata...

National Level Monitors (NLMs)

The Ministry of Rural Development implements many schemes for the benefit of the rural poor in India. Rural development is a State subject. Therefore, the Ministry releases funds to the States for...

Capacity Building Capacity Building

Training of Trainers Module on Sustainable Development Goals and Gram Panchayats

This manual is intended to support an electronic training module developed to break down the Sustainable Development Goals for the understanding of local representatives and trainers. It contains...

Guidelines for Vigilance and Monitoring Committees at state/UT and district levels for monitor rural development programmes

Vigilance and Monitoring Committees (VMC) are constituted with a view to fulfilling the objective of ensuring quality of expenditure, particularly, in the context of large public funds being spent...

Decentralised Planning and Panchayati Raj (Report of Working Group in Tamil Nadu)

The report of the working group set up to review the status of decentralised planning in the state has made several recommendations to revive the planning progress at the grass roots levels for...

Evaluation of SHG Performance Under SGSY: A Case Study of Goa

The outcome of this study indicates that mere financial assistance does not help the SHG groups and many members do not possess prior experience of working in a group, maintaining records as well...

Capacity Assessment and Capacity Development Strategy (CA-CDS) Report for Strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions in Madhya Pradesh

The National Capability Building Framework (NCBF) which developed by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj take initiatives for promoting capacity of the local self government to empower them. The...

Human Resources Human Resources

Decentralised Planning and Panchayati Raj (Report of Working Group in Tamil Nadu)

The report of the working group set up to review the status of decentralised planning in the state has made several recommendations to revive the planning progress at the grass roots levels for...

Evaluation of SHG Performance Under SGSY: A Case Study of Goa

The outcome of this study indicates that mere financial assistance does not help the SHG groups and many members do not possess prior experience of working in a group, maintaining records as well...

Effective Leadership and People Participation- Odanthurai Gram Panchayat, Tamil Nadu

Democratic Decentralization, Participatory Development and planning at Grassroots Level are the vital areas of concerns of the present approach of poverty reduction and sustainable development in...

Towards Holistic Panchayat Raj – Report on Leveraging Panchayats for effective delivery of Public Goods and Services

Participatory Panchayat Raj System can transform the Country. A High Level Expert Committee has brought out a very comprehensive report on the title “Leveraging Panchayats for Effective Delivery of...

Impacts of the Provisions of PESA Act, 1996 towards Tribal Development in MadhyaPradesh

The document is a report on the study conducted in Mandla and Dindori districts of Madhya Pradesh. The study was carried out by Society for Resource Integration & Development Action (SRIDA) and...

Gender Issues Gender Issues

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...

Tribal Women and PRIs: A Study of Mysore District, Karnataka

This article attempts to examine the processes of decision making and the problems faced by Elected Women Representatives in the Panchayati Raj Institutions. Based on a study of PRIs in the Mysore...

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

Decentralised Planning and Panchayati Raj (Report of Working Group in Tamil Nadu)

The report of the working group set up to review the status of decentralised planning in the state has made several recommendations to revive the planning progress at the grass roots levels for...

Evaluation of SHG Performance Under SGSY: A Case Study of Goa

The outcome of this study indicates that mere financial assistance does not help the SHG groups and many members do not possess prior experience of working in a group, maintaining records as well...

Development Challenges in Extremist Affected Areas

The report presents recommendations of an Expert Group, constituted in May 2006 by the Planning Commission to deal with development issues, the causes of discontent, unrest and extremism in the...