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Jun 8, 2011

Trifurcation may thwart move for reforms

  by N.J. Nair
Constitution to be amended for the reforms Plan to strengthen decentralisation

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State government has trifurcated the portfolio of Local Self-Government and Rural Development at a time when the Union government has reportedly initiated a move to amend the Constitution for heralding a series of reforms, including formation of district councils, for strengthening the decentralisation process.
The sixth report of the second Administrative Reforms Commission headed by Veerappa Moily had pointed out that “considering the rapid urbanisation and the increasing need for peri-urban areas to be taken into account in city planning and development, there must be greater convergence between rural and urban governments”.

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