At present, Gram Panchayats receive funds under following schemes run by Central and State
Funds under employment generation schemes like National Rural Empowerment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) and Sampoorna Gramin Rojgar Yojna (SGRY).
Funds under different State schemes like construction of village under -ground drains, construction of Panchayat Bhawan, cons truction of toilets and construction of rural markets.
Scholarship funds for SC/ST, OBCs, disabled etc.
Mid-day Meal Scheme.
Funds from the Central and State Finance Commission.
Effective implementation of these schemes can go a long way in socio-economic development of
Urban Local Bodies
The Constitution 74h Amendment Act, 1992 is termed as a landmark in the history of Urban Local
Government in the country This Act enforced in the state as " Uttar Pradesh Local Self Government Law (Amendment) Act 1994 and provided constitutional status to Urban Local bodies with several reformatory measures viz, creation of institutional structures for self governance, representation to women and weaker sections of society, expansion of the functional domain of urban local bodies, delegation of more powers for framing laws and financial autonomy to them.
There are 628 urban local bodies, comprising 12 Nagar Nigams, 194 Nagar Palika Parishads and
4 2 2 N a g a r P a n c h a y a t s i n U t t a r P r a d e s h ( A s o n 1 s t A p r i l 2 0 0 9 ) . A r e a a n d p o p u l a t i o n c o v e r e d b y t h e s e ULBs with total work force engaged in providing basic services to urban people in these 628 ULBs is
Area and Population of ULBs in UP and workforce engaged therein
(As on 01-04-2009)
Municipal Officers and Employees
Centralized General Employees Non- Centralized
Nagar Nigam Nagar Palika Parishad Nagar Panchayat
[ 389 ]