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October 18, 2020 01:00:00 | RK News

Govt amends Panchayti Raj Act, 1989

JKUT to have elected District Development Councils

 The government Saturday amended J&K Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, to provide for establishment of elected District Development Councils in J&K.
The move to have elected third tier of Panchayati Raj institution marks the implementation of the entire 73rd Amendment Act in J&K.
District Development Councils will comprise members directly elected from 14 territorial constituencies of the district as well as the Members of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairperson of all Block Development Councils of the district.
Reservations for SC, ST and women have also been kept in the seats to be filled by direct election to the District Development Councils.

 

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October 18, 2020 01:00:00 | RK News

Govt amends Panchayti Raj Act, 1989

JKUT to have elected District Development Councils

              

 The government Saturday amended J&K Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, to provide for establishment of elected District Development Councils in J&K.
The move to have elected third tier of Panchayati Raj institution marks the implementation of the entire 73rd Amendment Act in J&K.
District Development Councils will comprise members directly elected from 14 territorial constituencies of the district as well as the Members of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairperson of all Block Development Councils of the district.
Reservations for SC, ST and women have also been kept in the seats to be filled by direct election to the District Development Councils.