National seminar on “Two Decades of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Panchayat Raj)

National seminar on “Two Decades of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Panchayat Raj)

Center for Human Rights Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow is organizing a two day National Seminar on “Two Decades of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Panchayat Raj): Experiences, Issues, Challenges and Opportunities with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh”and invites contributions from interested scholars and professionals.

Date: 05th & 06th February 2016

Sub Themes



  • Response of the State Government to the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act: Devolution of Funds, Functions and Functionaries
  • Panchayat Elections and Emerging Profile of Representatives: Changing Power Structure, Leadership and Social Settings
  • Empowerment of Marginalized Section (Women, Dalits and Tribals) and their Participation
  • Community Assertion for Participation in Planning, Convergence, Implementation and Monitoring
  • Transparency and Accountability, Decentralized Planning and Finance
  • Emerging Conflicts between Public Representatives, Bureaucrats, Local Bodies and Civil Society
  • Society Organizations and Parallel Bodies, Capacity Building Initiatives and their Problems


Submission Guidelines



  1. Abstract (400 words) and paper should be sent electronically to cfhrmlnlu@gmail.com.
  2. The last date for submission of Abstract is
    15th January 2016
  3. Full Paper typed in Times New Roman, maximum 5000 words must be sent before 30th January 2016.


Registration Fee: Rs.1000/- per head. Cheque or draft should be drawn in favour of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University payable at Lucknow.

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