State of Panchayat- Haryana

        Haryana State came into existence on 1st November, 1966 and the Punjab Gram Panchayat Act, 1952 was made applicable to the PRIs in Haryana. Pursuant to the 73rd Constitutional amendment in 1992, the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 was framed which came into force w.e.f. April 22, 1994. Thereafter Haryana Panchayati Raj Election Rules, 1994 were formulated on 24th August, 1994 followed by Haryana Panchayati Rules, 1995, notified on 16th February1995. Subsequently the Haryana Panchayati Raj Finance Budget/ Accounts/ Audit/ Taxation and works rules 1996 were also notified on 14th August, 1996. Under the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act 1994, the Panchayati Raj Institutions have been entrusted with duties & functions related to all the 29 subjects listed in Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution.

 

Administrative Division of Haryana:

                           

  Divisions

4

  Districts

21

  Blocks

124

  Zila Parishads

21

  Panchayat Samitis

119

  Gram Panchayats

6083

  No. of Villages

6754

 

Relevant Statistics: 

          The position of elected representatives of three tiers along with representation of women, SC and BC based on elections held in July, 2010 is as under:-

 

Office

 

Total no. of seats

 

Elected Member

 

General

Scheduled Caste

Backward Class

 

Men

Women

Men

Women

GRAM PANCHAYAT

Sarpanch

6083

6083

3264

1587

797

435

No reservation

Panches

58783

58783

24856

15323

6342

6416

5846

PANCHAYAT SAMITI

Chairperson

             

Members of PS

2772

2772

1341

715

356

241

119

ZILA PARISHAD

President

             

Members of ZP

374

374

172

99

49

33

21

 

 

Total

SC

Woman

BC

Sarpanch

6083

1232

2022

-

Panches

58783

12758

21739

5846

Zila Parishad

374

82

132

21

Panchayat Samitis

      2772

697

956

119

 

 

Districtwise Total no. of Gram Panchayats:

 

 

Sr. No.

Name of District

No. of Panchayats

1.

Ambala

405

2.

Bhiwani

461

3.

Faridabad

111

4.

Fatehabad

245

5.

Gurgaon

210

6.

Hisar

309

7.

Jind

300

8.

Jhajjar

249

9.

Kaithal

270

10.

Karnal

372

11.

Kurukshetra

382

12.

Mahendergarh

344

13. Mewat (Nuh)

308

14.

Palwal

239

15.

Panchkula

121

16.

Panipat

167

17.

Rewari

351

18.

Rohtak

141

19.

Sonipat

323

20.

Sirsa

334

21.

Yamuna Nagar

441

 

Total

6083