what is the composition of decentralisation

When power is taken away from central government and given to local governments it is known as decentralization.

Importance :

a. To administer and govern a large country a large country like India, it is imperative that powers are divided between the central authority and provinces and the local bodies.

b. To give due recognition to country's diverse population allowing diverse groups within the states to participate in the governance of the country.

c. People at the village level are best acquainted with local problems and can address them in a better way.

d. To ensure participation of the weaker section of the society.

e. To inculcate a sense of planning and better management of resources in the people at the grass root level.

f. The idea of decentralization is in tune with notion of democracy as it takes democracy at the village level allowing them to participate in the decision making process.

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