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Indian Administration by Pankaj Singh, Hoshiar Singh

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Urban Local Government

In its present form municipal government in India is a colonial legacy which underwent hardly any structural changes even after Independence in 1947. The issue of municipal reforms—institutional change for efficient management and development has assumed importance due to several reasons. The tremendous urban population growth has led to many problems and it was realized that one of the primary obstacles to meet the challenges of urbanization has been the absence of capacity and managerial skills at the urban government level. The problems of municipal governments are many such as its outdated administrative structures, multiplicity of urban development authorities, tension between deliberative and executive wings, unwanted ...

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