Panchayat Raj Institutions – L.M. Singhvi Committee (1986)

L.M. Singhvi Committee (1986) L.M. Singhvi Committee was constituted in 1986 to study the problems faced by panchayat raj institutions by Rajiv Gandhi government. The Gram Sabha was considered as the base of a decentralised democracy, and PRIs viewed as institutions of self-governance which would actually facilitate the participation of Read More …

Panchayat Raj Institutions – Ashok Mehta Committee (1977)

Ashok Mehta Committee (1977) In 1977, the Janata government appointed a Committee with Ashok Mehta as Chairman. It was entrusted with the task of enquiring into the causes responsible for the poor performance of Panchayat Raj Institutions. It was also asked to suggest measures to strengthen Panchayat Raj Institutions. The Read More …

Panchayat Raj Institutions – Balwant Rai Mehta Committee (1957)

Balwant Rai Mehta Committee Balwantrai Mehta Committee was the first Committee set up in 1957 to look into the problems of democratic decentralization in independent India. The Committee was asked to report on Community Development Programme (CDP). The Committee made far reaching recommendations in the direction of democratic decentralization and Read More …