Interpreting India

Discussing India's Urban Governance Structures and the Second Wave with Srikanth Viswanathan

Episode Summary

In this episode, Srikanth Viswanathan joins Anirudh Burman to assess India's urban governance structures in the face of the second wave of the covid-19 pandemic. In the second wave, states have been given more leeway in handling the pandemic within their borders. How are states and local authorities equipped to manage the situation?

Episode Notes

In this episode, Srikanth Viswanathan joins Anirudh Burman to assess India's urban governance structures in the face of the second wave of the covid-19 pandemic. In the second wave, states have been given more leeway in handling the pandemic within their borders. How are states and local authorities equipped to manage the situation?  

Srikanth is the Chief Executive Officer of Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy. Anirudh Burman is Associate Fellow, Carnegie India.