Urban Governance in Karnataka

In this edition of Swaraj for Cities, we hold the lens on the state of Karnataka, for the progress it has made in its urban centres, in terms of decentralisation, devolution and subsidiarity. How far has this otherwise progressive state travelled in realising the ideal of Swaraj? How is the Capital City faring, how are […]

15th Finance Commission : Urban Local Bodies

Empowering Local Government? One of the important provisions of the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments was mandating Central Finance Commission to look into the financial needs of rural and urban local bodies and to provide financial assistance to the consolidated funds of the States from the Union Government to help rural and urban local bodies. […]