Ministry of Urban Development, GoI had launched a project on ‘Developing an Approach and Options for establishment of Municipal Cadre in India’ under Capacity Building for Urban Development [CBUD]. ICF GHK was appointed as consultants for carrying out this project. The Project had started in May 2013. After completion of both the phases, a Draft Report had been submitted. To validate the propositions, four regional workshops and one national workshop were held. On incorporating all the contributions collected from various sources including expert consultation, this Final Report was submitted. The Report is made in two parts – Volume I: An Approach and Options for Establishment of Municipal Cadre in India, and Volume II – Review of focussed states. This report is Volume I.
Approach towards Establishing Municipal Cadres in India