Ch – 5 Women Change The World

Q.1: ________ % of working women in India are engaged in agricultural work. a) 83.6 b) 92 c) 73.8 Q.2: When we believe that people belonging to particular groups are bound to have certain fixed characteristics, we create a ___________. a) diversion b) stereotype c) prejudice Q.3: ________________ refers to physical or verbal behaviour thatContinue reading “Ch – 5 Women Change The World”

Ch – 4 Electoral Politics ( Part 2 )

Election Campaign: Election campaign is a chance for the parties to woo the voters. In India, the official campaign time period is a two week period between the announcement of the final list of candidates and the date of polling. But actually the campaigns start months before the elections actually take place. During the campaigns,Continue reading “Ch – 4 Electoral Politics ( Part 2 )”

Panchayati Raj

Panchayat literally means “group of five persons“. Panchayati Raj provides a system of local self-government. It was included in the constitution through 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1992. It was introduced to bring democracy at the grass root level. Panchayati Raj works at three levels: Village, Block and District. Panchayat at Village level: ItContinue reading “Panchayati Raj”

Urban Administration Municipal Corporation: Cities with a large population have Municipal Corporations. Cities are divided into wards and each ward elects a Ward Councillor. The number of councillors vary according to the size of the city. Any person who is 21 years or above who want to be a ward councillor can contest the election. TheyContinue reading “Urban Administration”

District Administration

For the sake of administrative convenience, the states of India are divided into districts, talukas and parganas. District is considered as the most important unit of rural administration. The District Collector(DC) or District Magistrate (DM) manages the administrative affairs of the district with the help of various officials. The responsibilities of district administration isContinue reading “District Administration”