Competitive Exams: Political Science Study Material 11th Schedule

Eleventh Schedule

It contains the following 29 functional items placed within the purview of the Panchayats:

  1. Agriculture, including agricultural extension

  2. Land improvement, implementation of land reforms, land consolidation and soil conservation

  3. Minor irrigation, water management and watershed development

  4. Animal husbandry, dairying and poultry

  5. Fisheries

  6. Social forestry and farm forestry

  7. Minor forest produce

  8. Small-scale industries, including food processing industries

  9. Khadi, village and cottage industries

  10. Rural housing

  11. Drinking water

  12. Fuel and fodder

  13. Roads, culverts, bridges, ferries, waterways and other means of communication.

  14. Rural electrification, including distribution of electricity

  15. Non-conventional energy sources

  16. Poverty alleviation program

  17. Education, including primary and secondary schools

  18. Technical training and vocational education

  19. Adult and non-formal education

  20. Libraries

  21. Cultural activities

  22. Markets and fairs

  23. Health and sanitation, including hospitals, primary health centers and dispensaries

  24. Family welfare

  25. Women and child development

  26. Social welfare, including welfare of the handicapped and mentally retarded

  27. Welfare of the weaker sections, and in particular, of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes

  28. Public Distribution System

  29. Maintenance of community assets