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Haryana Announced more Administrative and Financial powers to Panchayats

India Current Affairs 2011. Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda on 9 July 2011 announced more administrative and financial powers to panchayats to further strengthen Panchayati Raj Institutions

Jul 13, 2011 15:31 IST
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Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda on 9 July 2011 announced more administrative and financial powers to panchayats to further strengthen Panchayati Raj Institutions. According to an official release, all funds or grant-in-aid under all schemes shall be transferred directly to bank accounts of gram panchyats.


The President of Zila Parishad would be the Chairperson of District Rural Development Agency instead of the Deputy Commissioner. The engineering branch of Panchayati Raj Department will work under panchayats. The member of Zila Parishad and panchayat samiti will have the power to inspect development work within their wards.