J&K govt approves Rs 55.50cr to strengthen Panchayat Raj

In its effort to strengthen the Panchayati Raj System, Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the annual plan 2013-14 under Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) to the tune of Rs 55.50 crore for funding.

Committee on leveraging Panchayat Raj institutions call on Mukherjee

An expert committee on leveraging Panchayat Raj institutions for the more efficient delivery of public good and services called on President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday.

NC-Cong cannot be trusted to empower Panchayat in J&K: BJP

Criticising NC-Cong coalition govt for allegedly failing to empower Panchayat Raj institution in J&K, BJP said it cannot be trusted with the task.

HC clears way for polls to Panchayat Raj Institutions

The Panchayat Raj Institutions in Andhra Pradesh will soon go for elections as the High Court here paved the way.

AP Cong govt afraid of losing local polls?

The term of elected councils in ULBs ended way back in September 2010 while that of PRIs expired in August 2011.

`Self-governance will develop in Panchayat Raj`

Congratulating the people for
reposing faith in Panchayat Raj, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah
on Friday underlined the role of powerful panchayats in
ameliorating the socio-economic structure in the state.

Tripura ranks second for model accounting in Panchayat Raj

Tripura has secured second position
in the country after Orissa for introducing model accounting
system in Panchayat Raj system and village committees in
Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council, official sources said.

BJP demands empowerment of Panchayati Raj system in J&K

BJP sat on a dharna in Jammu
demanding implementation of 73rd and 74th Amendments of the
Panchayati Raj, aiming at devolution of powers of planning
to councils at district, block and village level.