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Overview of Decentralization in India

Rohini Pande

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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 Papers
Program Decentralization
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Posted 10/29/01