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”

Ch – 6 Rural Administration

Q.1: There are more than _____ lakh villages in India. a) six b) ten c) sixteen Q.2: ________ is in charge of police station. a) IG b) Inspector c) SHO Q.3: The main work of _________ is to measure land and keep land records. a) District Collector b) Tehsildar c) Patwari Q.4: ________ is responsibleContinue reading “Ch – 6 Rural Administration”

Public Facilities

Q.1: The Constitution of India recognises the right to water as being a part of the Right to Life under Article ______. a) 15 b) 21 c) 2 Q.2: The Constitution guarantees the Right to Education for all children between the ages of _______. a) 6-14 b) 5-12 c) 4-18 Q.3: ___________ is responsible forContinue reading “Public Facilities”