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B(r)eached Governance
December 15, 2016

B(r)eached Governance

Subverting of Local Governance of Tourism in Goa

B(R)eached GovernanceDevelopment and governance has organic link, the nature of governance determines the path of development. When it comes to tourism development in Goa, we find that it is governed in a fashion that is top-down in nature which ignores local concerns and do not articulate their views in decision making. The Constitution of India mandates devolution of powers to the institutions of local self governance at village panchayats, intermediate and district levels. It conceptualizes bottom-up approach of governance and provides citizens to exercise their right to direct participation in the local development plan and implementation through these elected bodies, starting at the level of gram sabha.

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Click here to download 'B(r)eached Governance Poster -English',EQUATIONS, 924.KB

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Class code: I00, RG00

Keywords: Equitable Tourism Options, Tourism, Tourism Impacts, India, Governance, Goa, Panchatat Raj Institutions, Candolim, Agonda, Centre for Responsible Tourism, Council for Social Justice and peace, EQUATIONS