Decentralisation in Kerala

a note by K. Nagaraj

Publisher: Centre for Development Studies in Thiruvananthapuram

Written in English
Published: Pages: 13 Downloads: 966
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  • India,
  • Kerala.

Subjects:

  • Decentralization in management -- India -- Kerala.

Edition Notes

StatementK. Nagaraj.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 2, Discussion paper (Kerala Research Programme on Local Level Development) ;, no. 2.
ContributionsKerala Research Programme on Local Level Development.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2001/60142 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6860406M
LC Control Number00371631

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