Local Governance in Bangladesh: Issues and Agenda of Governance and Reforms Dr. Salahuddin Aminuzzaman Professor, Dept. of Public Administration UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA [email protected] Background. Local government has long historical lineage in Bangladesh (1870's to date).
Weak Financial Resource Base
Accountability and Transparency
Number of tiers
Interference of Members of Parliaments
Constitute a permanent Local Government Commission (LGC) with appropriate powers and authority to look after the affairs of the LG including regulation, allocation of financial resources and performance monitoring and supervision etc.
A pragmatic as well objective policy on Inter governmental fiscal transfer.