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Overview of Decentralization in India

Working Paper #11

Rohini Pande

This paper covers the two main aspects of political decentralization in India, namely: (i) local accountability via village level elected institutions, and (ii) representation for women and other disadvantaged groups.

About the Author

Rohini Pande
Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Publication Information

Type Working Paper
Program Decentralization
Posted 10/29/01
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# Pages 6