Vol. 2, Issue 10 (2015)
Decentralization and development: Indian experience
Author(s): Florin Shelomith Soans, Shripathi Kalluraya P.
Abstract: Concept of development is measured in terms of Human Development index, encompasses human capital factor and enhancement of human welfare. Implementation of human welfare is indicated by standard of living, education level, health condition and environmental quality. In a context where all those need to be integrated and provided by the government, governance assumes importance. In democratic governance, people’s participation is regarded as most prominent for development. In this context decentralization approach to integrate the diversified factors for better development would be useful.