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Evaluation of State Level Reforms under JnNURM in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Institute of Urban Development Studies, Ethiopian Civil Service University Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (11), Pages 12-19, November,14 (2015)


The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) was a scheme launched by government of India to improve the urban infrastructure facilities in 65 cities across country. This scheme aims to encourage the reforms in all states for better management of projects effectively and efficiently in order to sustain the projects. It is right time to evaluate JnNURM reforms at state level to learn the lesson from the first experienced for poor performing cities such as north east cities, India. The research was adopted through literature review, documents of ministry of urban development, Government of India, and National Institute of Urban Affair, Delhi. The analysis of state levels performance has been carried out and finally drawn the strategy to the states of India to ensure the effective management of JnNURM projects for better quality of life in cities and towns through JnNURM reforms implementation. The tool used for state level performance is carried out with the help of ArcGIS software. For the above statement, following objectives has been identified - i. to evaluate the performance of reforms before JnNURM scheme at state level, ii. to study the performance at state level in India, and iii. to draw a useful inference based on the states level performance to developed a strategy for poor performing state and build up capacity at state level.


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