ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 3, Number 2, July 2005


Dynamics of NGOs: A Pakistani Perspective
Dr. Mustaghis-ur-Rahman - SZABIST, Karachi, Pakistan

Abstract
In Pakistan, NGOs are growing in number and size and getting place for themselves as the third sector of society. The reasons of NGOs becoming a third sector side by side the state and business sectors are attributed to the ineffectiveness of state apparatus and failure of business in providing the effective development mechanism at grass root level. In Pakistan where socio-economic indicators are little appreciable, the state is looking towards other institutions to share its responsibility of social welfare and development. Realizing the importance of NGOs as a helping hand in socio-economic development by the present government, Citizen Community Boards (CCBs), which are also a new form of citizen's initiatives, have become a part of the local development mechanism in the Local Government Ordinance 2000.

NGOs which have proved their importance in Bangladesh and other under developed countries of the world can play crucial role in...

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