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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part A

Transformative Effects of Decentralization on Local Governance in Haryana

Author(s): Dr. Jeet Ram Sharma

Abstract: Decentralization has been a central theme in the governance discourse, emphasizing the delegation of authority and responsibilities to local governments. This research paper examines the impact of decentralization on rural-urban local governance in the Indian state of Haryana, drawing upon specific examples and case studies. The transformative effects of decentralization on local governance in Haryana have been significant. Devolution of powers, improved service delivery, and community participation have empowered local self-governance institutions. Financial autonomy and transparency have enhanced the efficiency of local governance. Haryana's experience with decentralization provides valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities associated with empowering local governments in a rapidly urbanizing region. However, challenges such as resource constraints, infrastructure deficits, and environmental concerns remain. These challenges require continuous efforts from both the government and local bodies to address them effectively. Moreover, there is a need for greater gender empowerment, skill development, and sustainable urban planning to ensure inclusive and balanced development across rural and urban areas in Haryana. This research paper aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the impact of decentralization on rural and urban local governance in Haryana, offering valuable insights for policymakers, practitioners, and researchers interested in effective decentralized governance models.

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Dr. Jeet Ram Sharma. Transformative Effects of Decentralization on Local Governance in Haryana. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2023;5(5):69-73.
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