Devolution of Finances
The Administrative cost of staff of Panchayats is met from the regular departmental budget. Funds
are released to the Panchayats by individual line departments based on he schemes entrusted to them. Funds to run the poverty alleviation program of Rural Development Department, Funds for Scholarships of Social Welfare Department, Funds for midday meal of Basic Education Department and Funds to run the schemes of Panchayati Raj Department (like Rural Sanitation Programme, Construction of pavement and drainage, Rural Markets and Panchayat Bhawans) are being released to the accounts of Gram Panchayats.
Poverty alleviation programme Rural Water Supply-Operation & Maintenance Construction and maintenance of Rural Markets & fairs Rural Sanitation Program Social Welfare-Distribution of Scholarships Maintenance of assets created under different schemes Rural Library Youth Welfare Program Mid day meal Maintenance of rural lamp posts [Electric lamp Post]
Gram Panchayat Adhikaris of the Dept. of Panchayati Raj and Gram Vika Adhikaries of the Dept.
of Rural Development have been deputed as the Secretary to Gram Panchayat.
All departments related to the 29 subjects mentioned in the Eleventh schedule of the Constitution
have been provided with the department-wise details of activities to be transferred to the concerned level of Panchayats, as identified and recommended by High Powered Committee appointed by the State Government in the year 1997 and have been asked to submit proposal accordingly. In this way state government is trying to devolve funds, functions and functionaries to the PRIs at appropriate level as per
the provisions of the Constitution.
Functions handed over to Kshetra Panchayat
Functions and functionaries pertaining to Rural Development, Primary Health Centers, Veterinary
Hospitals and seed stores are transferred to Kshetra Panchayats.
Empowerment of the Zila Panchayat
Chairman of the Zila Panchayat is also the chairperson of DRDA, FFDA & Sinchai Bandhu.
Under the provision of UP Kshetra Panchayat & Zila Panchayat Act, 26 officers of various departments
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