Karnataka Municipalities Act, 1964 – Part I & II

Continuing our Municipal Finance blog series on the Financing Small Cities blog, in this two-part series we look at the Karnataka Municipalities Act, 1964, which is the enabling legislation…

JNNURM: Brief Overview of the Mission – Part I & II

Continuing our blog series on Municipal Finance in India, in this two-part series we provide a brief overview of the Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

Municipal Finance – Functionaries

Following the posts on Functions of ULBs and Municipal Funds as part of the Municipal Finance blog series, this post provides an overview of functionaries at ULBs, explains why…

Municipal Finance – Funds

As part of our series on Municipal Finance, this blog post discusses the present state of municipal finances by taking an in-depth look at municipal revenue and expenditure in…

Functions of the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)

This is the second post in the series of posts on the Municipal Finance Scenario in India. In this post, we discuss the functions devolved to ULBs as per…

74th Amendment and Local Governments in India

This is the beginning of a series of blogs on the Municipal Finance scenario in India. In the first post we look at the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, the…