This PSEB 6th Class Social Science Notes Chapter 20 Rural Development and Local Self Government will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 6th Class Social Science Notes Chapter 20 Rural Development and Local Self Government
→ Local Self-Government: A local Self-Government is a form of government at the local level. It is formed to solve local problems.
→ India-A Land of Villages: India is a land of villages. There are about six lac villages. Nearly 75% population of India lives in villages.
→ Panchayati Raj: The structure of rural local self-government in India is known as Panchayati Raj.
→ Institutions of Panchayati Raj: Village Panchayat, Panchayat (Block) Samiti, and Zila Parishad are the three institutions of Panchayati Raj.
→ Village Panchayat: Village Panchayat is the lowest unit of Panchayati Raj. It is established in a village with a population of 500 or more.
→ Panchayat(Block) Samiti: Panchayat (Blpgk) Samiti is a committee formed of members from Village Panchayats and others. It works at the block level. A block is a group of villages in a part of a district.
→ Zila Parishad: Zila Parishad is the highest unit of Panchayati Raj. It is a council of members drawn from Panchayat Samiti, the State Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council, and also the members of Parliament.
→ Tenure of the Institutions of Panchayati Raj: Tenure of all the three institutions of Panchayati Raj (Village Panchayat, Panchayat Samiti, and Zila Parishad) is five years.