Documenting Democratic Decentralisation in Kerala with Special Reference to Services to Children Under Six: Case Study of Malappuram District, Kerala, India

19 Pages Posted: 8 May 2016 Last revised: 23 May 2016

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Francis Kuriakose

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Deepa Iyer

University of Cambridge, Students

Date Written: May 8, 2016

Abstract

A study of Anganwadis (pre-school education and nutrition centre) in implementing the provisions of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in Malappuram District, Kerala. Empirically, Kerala has had one of the best records of implementation of ICDS mission among the States of India due to its effective decentralization structure.

Keywords: Anganwadi, Decentralization, Malappuram, ICDS

JEL Classification: I28, I31

Suggested Citation

Kuriakose, Francis and Iyer, Deepa, Documenting Democratic Decentralisation in Kerala with Special Reference to Services to Children Under Six: Case Study of Malappuram District, Kerala, India (May 8, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2776477 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2776477

Francis Kuriakose (Contact Author)

Erasmus University Rotterdam ( email )

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Rotterdam, 3062
Netherlands

Deepa Iyer

University of Cambridge, Students ( email )

Cambridge
United Kingdom

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