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

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State versus Municipal Funds

The skirmish over non-disposal of waste in Delhi in May 2015 opens up bigger questions about the state-municipal relation over funds allocation and disbursement.

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.

Recasting Chandigarh Municipal Corporation

It is necessary for the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation to adopt a visionary approach, rather than ad hoc measures, if it is to ensure the sustainability of its plans for the city.

UP Urban Civic Polls

The results of the urban civic polls in UP in last November offer several pointers to political trends in the state, significant in the context of the coming elections to the state assembly.
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