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The concept of Panchayats as institutions of self-government: need for a wider debate


, : The concept of Panchayats as institutions of self-government: need for a wider debate. Journal of Rural Development Hyderabad 15(2): 261-268

A discussion is presented on the need for a closer examination of the implications of viewing Indian panchayati raj institutions as units of self-government, given that the current administrative structure is essentially regulatory rather than developmental. This structure prevents rural poor organizations from emerging and participating in local policy formulation.


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