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Rural Poor’s Participation in Decentralised Multilevel Planning and Development


  • Sitakanta Sethy

    (Institute for social and Economic Change)


After enactment of the Constitution’s 73rd Amendment Act, 1993, the weaker, excluded and disadvantaged sections of society are empowered to participate in the locallevel development decision-making process. People's participation in locallevel decision-making and development process has become a challenging task for the stakeholders in rural development process, because here both the actors and the agencies participate in different capacities. This article is an attempt to analyze people's participation in decentralized multilevel planning and development.

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  • Sitakanta Sethy, 2002. "Rural Poor’s Participation in Decentralised Multilevel Planning and Development," Working Papers 119, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  • Handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:119

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