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  project name ~ Local Self Governance

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Local Self Governance

  NGO

 

Rural Technology and Development Center

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Palampur

  State

 

Himachal Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

$ 0

 

  Year Approved

 

2006

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Srinivas Thirunagari

 

Minnesota

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

To elicit a critical mass of support from all sections for local self-governance, enhance the practical methodologies of local self-governance, and achieve concrete changes in policies and practices so as to facilitate local self-governance in Himachal Pradesh. The project adopts an innovative, holistic strategy that addresses the threefold requirement of sustainability, viability, and authenticity.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Development of methodologies Field trials for demonstration and refinement of the local self-governance model Outreach and cooperation with government departments and politicians Experience-sharing with other experts in local self-governance Education, mobilization, and networking of PRI actors Review of and input on PRI legislation Encouragement of a mountain-specific approach to local self-governance Linking of local self-governance with broader sustainable development concerns and thus a wider group of stakeholders

 

  Goals

 

 

To enhance local self governance by advocacy, methodologies and change in policies.

 
 

  


 
 
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