Urban Local Government in India

Economic Survey 2016-17: Chapter-14: From Competitive Federalism To Competitive Sub-Federalism: Cities As Dynamos

In this chapter, the survey has focussed on “urbanization” and “competitive sub-federalism” with respect to cities and districts of the country. It has also discussed the challenges faced by Urban local bodies. The summary of this chapter is as follows: Need to study the changing dynamics of urbanization There is a need to study the […]


Issues with 74th Amendment of Indian Constitution

The 74th Constitutional Amendment Act came into effect on June 1, 1993. It is related to Urban Local Bodies or Nagarpalikas. It had been enacted to accord constitutional recognition to the Urban Local Bodies as the third tier of the Government in urban areas. In many aspects it is similar to the 73rd Amendment Act, […]