ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Managing Market Garbage in Falpatti, Kolkata

Public-Private Partnership in Local Self-Governance

The near-breakdown of public services in the metropolitan and other urban areas in India and the inability of the municipalities in providing satisfactory level of services is leading to the redrawing of the trajectory of public goods provision and its management in recent years. A case in point is the experiment undertaken by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in its largest wholesale fruit market Falpatti, to involve the private sector in market waste management.

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