The Effects of the Local Government Act of 2013 on Governance and Development: A Case Study of Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


  • Wiqar ul Muluk Department of Political Science, University of Chitral – KPK, Pakistan


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Chitral, Case Study, Development, Governance, Local Government Act of 2013


This research examines the impact of the Local Government Act of 2013 on governance and development, specifically focusing on the district of Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Employing a comprehensive case study methodology, this study assesses the legislative reforms' effects on local governance structures, service delivery, and community engagement. Through rigorous data collection and analysis, this research aims to provide a nuanced understanding of the Act's implications for grassroots governance and socioeconomic development in the region. The findings contribute to broader discussions on local governance reforms and their effectiveness in enhancing public service delivery and community participation.