Panchayti raj part 2

Panchayti raj part 2



About to panchayati raj👇


Panchayats have been the backbone of the indian villages since the beginning of the recorded history. Gandhijis dream of every village being a republic or panchayats having powers has been transferred into reality with the introduction of threetier Panchayati Raj system to enlist people s participation in rural reconstruction..

The 73th amendment 1992 added a new part ix to the constitutional titled "the Panchayats" covering provisions from article 243 to 243(o), and a new eleventh schedule covering 29 subjects within the functions of the Panchayats..

24th April,1993 was a landmark day in the history of Panchayati Raj in India as on this day the construction (73th amendment) Act, 1992 came into force to provide constitutional status to the Panchayati Raj institutions.


The salient featof the Act are as follows.

1) To provide three-tier system of Panchayati Raj for all states having population of cover 20 lakh.

2) To hold Panchayat elections regularly for every 5 years.

3) To provide reservation of seats for scheduled castes, scheduled Tribes and women (not less than 33 percent).

4) To appoint state finance commission to make recommendations regarding financial powers of the Panchayats..

5) To constitute District planning committees to prepare draft development plan for the district as a whole.

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