Deepa K. S.
Governance has come to denote a larger domain of decision-making of which government is only a factor. With increasing democratization in parts of the world, governance in development literature stands for decision-making. Development itself has come to mean the enlargement of choices and a way towards fulfilling human lives. Traversing the path of this enlarging definition, this section is devoted to thoughtful takes on what it means to be developing in an environment of governance and participatory decision-making. This is especially relevant for a country like India, whose vantage point gives valuable insights into how people’s power work in a complex calculus of power.
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