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Aug 26, 2014

Panchayati Raj System - India

Name the different institutions of Panchayati Raj System in India?



Agam Gupta

1. Village Panchayat
2. Panchayat Samiti
3. Zilla Parishad

Aruna kumari Sripada

The Three-Tier System of Panchayati Raj in India!

1. Village Panchayat:
In the structure of the Panchayati Raj, the Village Panchayat is the lowest unit. The Panchayat chiefly consists of representatives elected by the people of the village.The Panchayat Secretary and the Village Level Worker are the two officers at the Panchayat level to assist the Sarpanch in administration.

2. Panchayat Samiti:

The Panchayat Samiti is the second on join tier of the Panchayati Raj. The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee report has envisaged the Samiti as a single representative and vigorous democratic institution to take charge of all aspects of development in rural areas.
The President of the Panchayat Samiti is the Pradhan and Up-pradhan who is elected by an electoral college consist of all members of the Panchayat Samiti and all the Panchas of the Gram Panchayat falling within the areas

3. Zilla Parishad:

The Zilla Parishad stands at the apex of the three-tier structure of the Panchayati Raj system. Generally, the Zilla Parishad consists of representatives of the Panchayat Samiti; all the members of the State Legislature and the Parliament representing a part or whole of the district; all district level officers of the Medical, Public Health, Public Works, Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary, Education and other development departments.The Chairman of the Zilla Parishad is elected from among its members.

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