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1 Good Governance & Engaged Citizenship ~ A view from Kerala K K Krishnakumar Kerala, India

2 Good Governance & Engaged Citizenship ~ A view from Kerala K K Krishnakumar Kerala, India

3 Kerala

4 Kerala Population 32 Million Population Density 819 / km 2 Language Malayalam Sex Ratio 1058 * * No of women per 1000 men

5 The Kerala Model!! LiteracyMFTotal Kerala India China USA979797

6 Life Expectancy HDIKerala India China USA770.94

7 Social Movements of Kerala Progressive Rulers and Christian Missionaries ~ Public School System ~ Libraries ~ Girl’s Education ~ Education for Backward Sections ~ Fight for Self Respect

8 Social Movements of Kerala Sree Narayana Movement - From 1880s Empower Through Organization, Enlighten Through Education One Caste, One Religion, One God for Mankind

9 Social Movements of Kerala Left Political Movements - From 1930s ~ Organisation of Landless, Labourers, Small Farmers ~ Fight Against Fudelism

10 Social Movements of Kerala Left Political Movements - From 1930s World’s First Democratically Elected Communist Government in 1957

11 Social Movements of Kerala Library Movement ~ More than 8000 Libraries Spread Across Kerala ~ Elected People’s Committees ~ Library as a Socio-Political and Cultural Centre

12 Social Movements of Kerala Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad ( KSSP ) ~ One of the Biggest People’s Science Movements ~ Initiated People’s Environmental and Health Movements Movements ~ Organization with Around 60,000 Members

13 Social Movements of Kerala Total Literacy Campaign ’91

14 Social Movements of Kerala ~ Around 300,000 Volunteers/Teachers and 3 Million Learners 3 Million Learners ~ Linking Literacy with All Major Livelihood and Developmental Issues Developmental Issues ~ Literacy as a Uniting Platform Total Literacy Campaign ’91

15 Social Movements of Kerala Localized People’s Movements ~ Local Issues, Search for Alternatives, New Frontiers of Fight and Resistance Frontiers of Fight and Resistance

16 Social Movements of Kerala Localized People’s Movements ~ Silent Valley Movement ~ Chaliyar and Other River Basin Movements ~ Plachimada - A Village Against a Multinational ~ Mineral Sand Mining

17 Social Movements of Kerala People’s Planning Campaign ~ ‘Panchayats’ - Local Self Government ~ Constitutional Amendment ~ Decentralisation of Power, Devolution of Finance ~ Village Panchayats and Grama Sabhas (village assemblies) ~ District, Block and Village Panchayats

18 Social Movements of Kerala People’s Planning Campaign ~ Planning from Below ~ Participatory Resource Mapping ~ Village Development Reports ~ Construction of Engaged Citizenship

19 Kerala Development Model or Experience??? ~ Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of Participation ~ People’s Participation and Governance ~ Tensions Between Upper and Lower Layers of Power ~ Vertical and Horizontal Positioning of Local Self Governments

20 Challenges and Opportunities ~ Economic Globalisation ~ Consumerism ~ Trends of Depoliticisation ~ Private - Public ~ Gender ~ Communalism ~ Need and Greed ~ Sustaining Kerala Model ~ Creative Participation ~ Deepening Democracy

21 Thank You


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