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Successful Governance Initiatives and Best Practices   
Successful Governance Initiatives and Best Practices (Experiences from Indian States)
A Co-Publication of Academic Foundation, New Delhi and Planning Commission, Govt. of India in association with UNDP
Paper Back Book    :   Pages : 193
2003  Edition         :   ISBN - 81-7188-306-0
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This document has been prepared by the State Plans Division of the Planning Commission (Government of India) in collaboration with the Human Development Resource Centre (HDRC), United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP) New Delhi. It is a compilation of successful Government initiatives from across the country. This volume contains cases under three sections — Land, Water and Livelihood; Human Development and Social Services; and Public Interface with Government. An attempt has been made to highlight the operating mechanisms and the key strengths that have contributed towards their success. The objective of this document is to facilitate inter-state comparisons and encourage the replication of these initiatives in other parts of the country.


Experience from indian states 

Section I : Land, Water and Livelihood
• Introduction
• Community Contracting in Rural Water and Sanitation
Swajal, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal
• Integrated Watershed Development
Rajiv Gandhi Watershed Management Mission, Madhya Pradesh
• People Centred Eco-Development in the Himalayan Foothills
Indo German Changar Project, Himachal Pradesh
• Success with Shallow Tube Wells
Samridha Krishak Yojana, Assam
• Canal Systems for Arid Areas
The Bundi Project, Rajasthan
• Success in Rubber Block Plantation
A Case Study from Tripura
• Involvement of Women in Agriculture
TANWA, Tamil Nadu
• Participatory Poverty Reduction
From Malappuram to Kudumbashree, Kerala
Section II : Human Development and Social Services
• Introduction
• An Innovative Approach to Universalise Education
The Education Guarantee Scheme, Madhya Pradesh
• Partnerships in Education
Shiksha Karmi and Lok Jumbish, Rajasthan
• An Approach to Universal Elementary Education
A Case Study from Himachal Pradesh
• Quality Education through Community Mobilisation
Aamchi Shala, Maharashtra
• Primary Education for Village Children
Shishu Shiksha Karmasuchi, West Bengal
• Management of Public Hospitals through Community Participation
Rogi Kalyan Samiti, Madhya Pradesh
• Identification of Destitute Women and Children
A Case Study from Tamil Nadu
Section III : Public Interface with Government
• Introduction
• Municipal Management and Capacity Building
A Case Study from Punjab
• Linking the Producer and the Consumer
Rythu Bazars, Andhra Pradesh
• Women’s Empowerment Through Self-Help Groups
TNWDP, Tamil Nadu
• Community-Owned Rural Intranet Project
Gyandoot, Madhya Pradesh
• E-governance for Information Dissemination
Bhoomi, Karnataka
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