Participatory Budgeting: A Case of Delhi

  • 2017
  • Priyanka Samy

Participation is central to democracy and increasingly, citizens' participation in public policy is viewed as a means to make governance more transparent and accountable. Over the past 25 years, participatory institutions have proliferated in over 40 countries spread across all regions and have gained widespread support. People's budgets and participatory budgeting have raised expectations that greater participation by ordinary citizens, NGOs, and other civil society organisations in expenditure and revenue mobilisation can lead to better social and economic outcomes for all, particularly the marginalised sections of population.

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