Municipal Management Issues in South Asia

Publication | October 1997
  • US$10.00 (paperback)

This volume is a collection of papers presented at a workshop in Lahore, Pakistan. It discusses municipal management issues in selected South Asian cities, with special emphasis on organizational problems in Lahore. It also provides a review of municipal reforms and urban governance issues in India and Sri Lanka.


  • Introduction
  • Municipal Management in Lahore
    • Keynote Address
    • Inaugural Address
    • Review of Management Structure for the City of Lahore
    • Reforming the Revenue Base for Urban Services
    • Provision of Public Services: Public-Private Mix
    • Plan for Solid Waste Collection and Disposal
    • An Outline Action Plan for Management of Lahore City, with Emphasis on Solid Waste Disposal
    • Concluding Address
    • Annex: Findings of a Diagnostic Study of the Metropolitan Corporation of Lahore
  • Urban Governance in Other South Asian Countries
    • Urban Governance in Sri Lanka and the Colombo Region
    • Issues and Problems Confronting Managers in Dhaka City
    • Managing a Megacity: Some Lessons From Calcutta
    • Financial Innovations and Municipal Management in Ahmedabad
    • Decentralization Reforms and Innovations in Municipal Management in India
    • Vision 2021: Urban Governance in India

Additional Details

  • Governance and public sector management
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • 020599
  • 971-561-211-3

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