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NCERT Class 6 Political Science Chapter 5: Panchayati Raj

NCERT Class 6 Political Science

Chapter 5: Panchayati Raj

Jawarhar Lal Nehru

Committees on Panchayati Raj

  • Balwant Rai Mehta: 1957
  • V. T. Krishnammachari: 1960
  • Takhatmal Jain Study Group: 1966
  • Ashok Mehta Committee: 1977
  • G. V. K. Rao Committee: 1985
  • Dr. L. M. Singhvi Committee: 1986

Gram Sabha

  • Panchayat President – Sarpanch
  • Members – Panch (Ward members)
  • Ward Members + Sarpanch = Gram Panchayat (5 years)
  • Has secretary appointed by government – call meetings and keep recording of proceedings?

Discuss

  • Social Issues
  • Water Problem
  • BPL Benefits
  • Track misuse of money
  • Undue favour to group of people

Work of Gram Panchayat

  • Construction and maintenance of water sources, roads, drainage, school buildings and CPR.
  • Levy and collect local taxes.
  • Execute government schemes related to employment

Source of Funds

  • Collection of taxes on houses, market places etc.
  • Government scheme funds received by Janpad and Zila Panchayats
  • Donations for community works

3 tier System of Panchayat

3 Tier System of Panchayat

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