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Strengthening the role of rural local bodies in WASH financing and services : policy learnings from a multi-stakeholder workshop

This policy brief is based on the discussions in a multi-stakeholder workshop on Public Financing for Water and Sanitation that was held on 25th March 2019 in New Delhi, India. The workshop focused on the planning processes and use of funds available from 14th Finance Commission and State Finance Commission funds to the Gram Panchayats (local government) for water and sanitation services. The brief captures the experiences, challenges and recommendations of civil society organisations (CSOs) and local government representatives. These recommendations include the need to invest in local government capacity building and financial accountability and regulatory systems.

TitleStrengthening the role of rural local bodies in WASH financing and services : policy learnings from a multi-stakeholder workshop
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsCentre for Budget and Governance Accountability, IRC, WaterAid India
Pagination7 p.
Date Published09/2019
PublisherCentre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), IRC/Watershed and WaterAid India
Place PublishedNew Delhi, India
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

This policy brief is based on the discussions in a multi-stakeholder workshop on Public Financing for Water and Sanitation that was held on 25th March 2019 in New Delhi, India. The workshop focused on the planning processes and use of funds available from 14th Finance Commission and State Finance Commission funds to the Gram Panchayats (local government) for water and sanitation services. The brief captures the experiences, challenges and recommendations of civil society organisations (CSOs) and local government representatives. These recommendations include the need to invest in local government capacity building and financial accountability and regulatory systems.

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