DH Radio | Ward committees: Hyper local governance

DH Radio | Ward committees: Hyper local governance

How financially empowered BBMP ward committees can truly decentralise governance

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike office. Credit: DH File Photo

Hello and welcome to DH Radio,

For the first time in India, ward committees attached to the Bengaluru city corporation (BBMP) have been empowered financially to decide on local civic works. But how exactly are these committees functioning to decentralise city governance?

In this episode, DH Radio's Rasheed Kappan talks to Srinivas Alavilli, Head, Citizens Participation, Janaagraha, a seasoned civic activist who has spearheaded multiple citizen-centred campaigns for years in Bengaluru. 

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