Centre for Urban Studies

November 7, 2015

Role of the Mayor- Moving Beyond a Figurehead

Jayati Narain, Managing Associate of Centre for Urban Studies writes about the challenges to be faced by the coming Mayor of Kochi. A key task being finding and reclaiming power within the administrative set up itself. Read more at http://reinventingcochin.blogspot.in/2015/11/role-of-mayor-moving-beyond-figurehead.html
July 2, 2012

Role of Mayor to be redefined!

Does any one think that the Mayor of any City Corporation in the country can perform meticulously in the present context of politically stage-managed panel-based selection and election process? Is it necessary to provide more statutory executive powers to the […]
June 28, 2012

Programme on the ‘Role of the Mayor in Development of the City’

Cochin is fast emerging as the industrial and corporate hub of Kerala and such economic change results in increasing urbanization. The population of Cochin as at 2006 was recorded as 14.9 lakh, and is expected to grow to an astounding […]