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REVIEW OF RURAL AFFAIRS Panchayat Finances and the Need for Devolutions from the State Government Anand Sahasranaman One of the key tests to real empowerment of panchayats lies in the ability of local....

REVIEW OF RURAL AFFAIRS Khap Panchayats: A Socio-Historical Overview Ajay Kumar Khap panchayats have had a long innings in the Jatdominated areas of north-western India and some of their decisions....

REVIEW OF RURAL AFFAIRS Institutional and Policy Aspects of Punjab Agriculture: A Smallholder Perspective Sukhpal Singh Punjab’s agricultural sector and allied activities are now in a crisis. This....

REVIEW OF RURAL AFFAIRS Rural Water Access: Governance and Contestation in a Semi-Arid Watershed in Udaipur, Rajasthan N C Narayanan, Lalitha Kamath A significant focus of policy in recent years has....

SURESH TENDULKAR: TRIBUTES “Call me when you come to Pune in June. You must come over for dinner along with your father. Here are my numbers.” He wrote down his numbers on the conference pad in his....

SURESH TENDULKAR: TRIBUTES - - - - - -- - --- - -- -- - - - - A Mentor beyond D-School S Mahendra Dev former course. He combined theory and models (e g, the seminal paper by Arthur Lewis in 1954....

SURESH TENDULKAR: TRIBUTES “Analysis of Occupational Differences in Consumer Expenditure Patterns” in Sankhya in 1973. However, it was a series of papers that offered a trenchant critique of the Fifth....

SURESH TENDULKAR: TRIBUTES - - – - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - - - Suresh Tendulkar and His Delhi School Family Rohini Somanathan even for those who branched into other disciplines and careers. Our D....

Introduction O ver the past decade, cash transfers have become the latest fad of the international development industry, as the preferred strategy for poverty reduction. They are now being cited in....

november 27, 2010 vol xlv no 48 he Thirteenth Finance Commission (THFC) has recommended seemingly staggering sums of money to states by way of grants-in-aid. The grants-in-aid recommended by it are 34....

hat the Thirteenth Finance Commission (THFC) manages in its report to deal with the vast terrain defined in its terms of reference is a cause for more than a little amazement and admiration. The THFC’s....

Success or failure lies in conformity to the times. Machiavelle, The Prince uring 2003-08, the Indian economy enjoyed an average growth of more than 9% along with a marked improvement in all....

I wish to acknowledge the computational assistance of D Shyjan in the preparation of this paper. I also wish to thank S M Vijayanand for offering some useful comments on an earlier draft of this paper....

he Report of the Thirteenth Finance Commission (2010-15) (Finance Commission 2009) is perhaps more comprehensive than any other in its analysis of fiscal developments in the country and recommendations....

Given the varying and diverse interpretation of what feminist research is, especially in the context of criticism against such research for its class-caste exclusions, heterosexism and ethnocentrism....