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“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

GK Questions Answers related to Panchayati Raj System

  1. When was the Panchayati Raj system introduced? – 2 October 1959
  2. How many villages are there in India in 2020? – 664,369 villages
  3. Which part of the constitution describes the Panchayati Raj system? – Part- IX
  4. Panchayati Raj system is based on? – On decentralization of power
  5. What is the main objective of Panchayati Raj? – To make people participate in administration
  6. Which state does not have Panchayati Raj? – Nagaland, Meghalaya, and Mizoram
  7. Who is the founder of Panchayati Raj? – Mahatma Gandhi
  8. Under which the Panchayati Raj system is described? – Directive Principles of Policy
  9. Which amendment of the constitution has given constitutional status to Panchayati Raj Institutions? – 75th Amendment
  10. Which schedule has been added to the 75th Amendment? – 11th
  11. Who is responsible for the election of Panchayati Raj Institutions? – State Election Commission
  12. When did the Panchayati Raj Act come into force in India? – 25 April 1993
  13. Where the Panchayati Raj system was first implemented? – Nagaur, Rajasthan
  14. When was the Panchayati Raj system implemented in Rajasthan? — 1959
  15. Which program was run for the social and cultural upliftment of the country? – Community Development Program
  16. When did the Community Development Program begin in India? – October 2, 1952
  17. On whose recommendation Panchayati Raj system was established in India? – Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
  18. What is the smallest unit of Panchayati Raj? – Village Panchayat
  19. According to the report of the Balwant Rai Committee, which is an important institution? – Panchayat committee
  20. Who suggested that there should be two levels of organization of Panchayati Raj Institutions? – Ashok Mehta Committee
  21. Who represents the state government at the panchayat level? – Head of Village
  22. Which amendment reserved one-third of the seats in the Gram Panchayat for women? – 73rd Amendment
  23. What should be the age of the candidate for the panchayat election? – 21 years
  24. What do Panchayati Raj institutions depend on for their funds? – On government grant
  25. How is the panchayat committee on a development block? – An Administrative agency
  26. Where was the first Municipal Corporation established in India? – Chennai
  27. What is the source of income of Gram Panchayats? – Fair and market tax
  28. Which state does not have a Panchayati Raj system? – Arunachal Pradesh
  29. At what level is the Gram Panchayat formed in the Panchayati Raj system? – At the village level
  30. What is the tenure of the Panchayati Raj institution? – 5 year
  31. What type of elections were made for Panchayati Raj Institutions in the 73rd Amendment Amendment? – Direct and Secret Voting
  32. Who decides for election to Panchayat? – State government
  33. At what level is the Panchayat Samiti constituted? – Block-level
  34. If the panchayat is dissolved, then how much time is required for re-election? – 6 months
  35. Which is the first state in South India to introduce Panchayati Raj? – Andhra Pradesh
  36. What is the function of Panchayat Samiti? – Implementation of Community Development Project Plan
  37. In the Constitution, Gram Panchayat is established under which article? – Article 40
  38. Block panchayat is also known as? – Panchayat Samiti
  39. The powers and functions of Gram Sabha are conferred by the law of the state under which article? – Article 243A
  40. Under which article are all the seats of a panchayat filled by persons elected by direct election? – Article 243C

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