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

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Madhya Pradesh: Decentralised Governance Hampered by Financial Constraint

Though Madhya Pradesh was first state to set up three-tier local governing bodies at rural and urban levels, the functioning of these institutions has been severely hampered by financial constraints and inadequate resource mobilisation. Taxes assigned to them are by and large not very productive of revenue. PRIs should be enabled to levy local taxes on their own and mechanisms should be set up to ensure periodic revaluation of taxable properties

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