About Us

The Ministry of Panchayati Raj was created as a separate Ministry on 27th May 2004. It has the primary objective of implementation of Part IX of the Constitution, Panchayats in Fifth Schedule Areas and District Planning Committess. Since under the scheme of things in the Constitution, most of the actions including framing of laws rests with the State Government


To attain decentralised & participatory local self-government through Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs).


Empowerment, enablement & accountability of PRIs to ensure inclusive development with social justice, and efficient delivery of services.