Decentralization and Governance

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_2613-2

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Decentralization is the administrative reform to division and dissemination of central government authorities, activities, rights, and responsibilities to the distant grassroots administrative units. On the contrary, governance is the administrative innovation to ensure effective application of organizational arrangements and reforms. Both decentralization and governance are effective administrative tools to strengthen the management skill and delivery of services. Decentralized governance is usually introducing to support to democratic state-run, whole state affairs, grassroot governance, and better public services. Decentralized governance ensures delegation of the power and authority to the remote level administration. They help to empower local level administrative wings and enhance the opportunity for active public participation. Decentralized...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Administrative Research and Innovation (CARI)University of DhakaDhakaBangladesh