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Local Government in Pakistan


The objective of the course is to acquaint the students about the basic concepts of local government system and the essentials required for its successful functioning. It would deal with the historical development of local government in Pakistan.


1. Meaning, Nature and Scope of Local Government Systems.

2. Evolution of Local Government System in Pakistan.

3. Organizational Structure and Performance of Local Government in Different Era: Ayub Khan, Zia-ul Haq and Pervez Musharraf.

4. Planning and Functional Structures of Local Governments

5. Sustainability Problem of Local Governments

Credit hours/ Marks:- 03 Cr. Hrs.

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