What was the 73 ammendment in indian constitution?
Asked by Gaurav vyas, 31 Jul '09 09:16 pm
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The concept of integrated governance lies embedded in the 73rd amendment of the Indian constitution which clearly brings peoples planning to the forefront and paves the way for ensuring grassroot participation in governance. By making the gram panchayats a peoples body the 73rd amendment entrusted them with the responsibility of looking after the following development functions, namely: Agriculture, including agricultural extension; Land improvement, implementation of land reforms, land consolidation and soil conservation; Minor irrigation, water management and watershed development; Animal husbandry, dairying and poultry; Fisheries; Social forestry and farm forestry; Minor forest produce.; Small scale industries, including food processing industries; Khadi, village and cottage industries; Rural housing; Drinking water; Fuel and fodder; Roads, culverts, bridges, ferries, waterways and other means of communication; Rural electrification, including distribution of electricity; Non-con ...moreAnswered by anantharaman, 31 Jul '09 09:18 pm
Involving gram panchayats in integrated Governance. It empowers 3 tier Panchayatiraj system.Gram Panchayat at Grass root level. Panchayat Samiti at the middle and Zilla Parishad at the apex.The 73rd amendment not only made the gram panchayats, a crucial link between the community and the state, but also made them the storehouse of information based on which development initiatives can be planned and initiated.Answered by Naresh Swain, 31 Jul '09 09:20 pm
Deals with Panchayati RajAnswered by RANJAN KARNAD, 31 Jul '09 09:18 pm