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Good City Governance in India

Raj Kumar Siwach, N. Nillam
Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review | Vol 2, No 2 | a55 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/apsdpr.v2i2.55 | © 2014 Raj Kumar Siwach, N. Nillam | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 23 November 2016 | Published: 01 June 2014

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Raj Kumar Siwach, Ch. Devi Lal University, India
N. Nillam, Ch. Devi Lal University, India

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Good governance is identified as imperative for enhancing the performance of Municipal councils in India. This is against the backdrop of mounting service delivery challenges confronting these Municipalities especially in the Haryana province. Using a case-study design, the study assesses performance in the context of basic elements of participative governance, transparency and accountability. The article contributes to growing literature on public sector issues in the discipline.


Municipal Council; Good Governance; Participative Governance; Transparency; Accountability; Sirsa; Haryana Province;India


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