J&K govt to give life insurance to Panchayat representatives

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said steps were being taken to provide life insurance to panchayat representatives.

No proposal to give salary to panchayat reps

Bihar Panchayati Raj Minister Bhim
Singh on Wednesday told the state Assembly that there was no proposal
for providing salary to the representatives of Panchayati Raj
institutions.

Project to empower women panchayat representatives

An programme to empower elected women panchayat representatives was launched by the government here in collaboration with Norway and UNIFEM.

`Centre should hike allowances of Panchayat representatives`

A Parliamentary panel has said that the Centre should take an initiative to enhance allowances of elected representatives of Panchayats to enable them to perform their duties "effectively".