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Governance for local government: Part – IV

The rules of business have to be changed accordingly. It would be imperative that the chief executive officers of metropolitan corporations and large district councils are appointed from among Grade…

Governance for local government: Part – II

The fragmentation of development projects into small schemes catered to the narrow interests of the local communities without any sense of priority, linkages, or widespread coverage. Ideally, the transfer of…

Governance for local governments: Part – I

This article is divided into three parts. The first part deals with ‘why local government?’ The second with experiences during the 2001-2009 period and finally in the third part it…

Do states lack resources?

journalist.It is claimed that states and governments lack funding and they should not run businesses. Their sole job is to facilitate market forces that can take care of any issues…

Opportunities for the government

The balance of payment) (Bocrisis has been aggravated by major currency depreciation taking place over the past few months, the rupee plunging 15% since December last. Surprisingly the currency has…

Digitalization of the government: why and how?

The acrimonious debate continues to rage in the media on the resignation of Tania Aidrus. Some say our Government is ‘talent repellent’. Some say, the conflict of interest was too…