Flashcards in Local govt Deck (17)
1st state to establish Panchyati Raj
Rajasthan followed by Andhra Pradesh
Recommendation of which committee brought about the panchayati raj system
Balwant Rai Mehta committee
*EXTRA - It came into force with effect from April 24, 1993. It has a 3-tier system of Panchayati Raj for all States having population of over 20 lakh.
Panchayati Raj Act, 1992 - which Constitutional amendment and under which prime minister
73rd constitutional amendment act and under Congress Govt PM PV Narasimha Rao
73rd amendment act added what to the constitution?
Part IX - The panchayats - 243 to 243O and 11th Schedule under 243G
73rd amendment act gives shape to which article?
Art 40 - DPSP - to organise village panchayats
duration of a panchayat
if dissolved earlier - fresh elections within 6 months of dissolution and
term - remainder period of the dissolved panchayat unless it is 6 months, then not necessary to hold any elections
disqualification for member of panchayat cannot be done on grounds
that a person is less than 25years if the person attained 21 years
Provisions of the Part IX of constitution are not applicable to which schedule areas
fifth schedule areas
Parliament made "extension act" also known as _____
Panchayats (Extensions to the scheduled areas) act PESA Act, 1996 for extending provisions of the Part IX to areas under the fifth schedule
The system of urban local govt was constitutionalised through
74th constitutional amendment act of 1992
Father of Local Self govt in India
The council of the municipal corporation is headed by?
Authorities of the municipal corporation
council, standing committee, commissioner
Authorities of the municipality
council, standing committee, chief executive officer
How is the head of the council of municipality different from municipal corporation
Council of municipal corporation is headed by the Mayor. He's an ornamental figure and main function is to preside over the council meetings
Council of the Municipality is headed by the President/Chairman. He has a significant role in the administration, presides over the council meetings and has executive powers.
how is Cantonment board different from the other 4 urban local bodies in terms of creation and administration
unlike the other 4 urban local bodies which are created and administered by the state govt, Cantonment board is created and administered by the central govt