Local governments in rural West Bengal, India and their coordination with line departments

Abstract: This article focuses on the formal structures of coordination and control with regard to decision-making between the Panchayats and the line departments. In practice, these processes involve lack of role definition, problems of accountability, and politics over access to resources.

Author(s): Chakrabarti, Bhaskar; Chattopadhyay, Raghabendra; Nath, Suman

Source(s): , Commonwealth journal of local governance (CJLG); 8/9 p. 33-51, ill Commonwealth journal of local governance (CJLG) 8/9

Published: 2011 University of technology Sydney (UTS)], [Sydney (English

ISBN/ISSN: [1836-0394]/

Link: http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/ojs/index.php/cjlg/article/view/2411/2638

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