Zilla Panchayat Uttar Kannada

Government of Karnataka

Office : +91-8382-226560
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Email : ceo_zp_kwr[at]nic[dot]in

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Zilla Panchayat

Scheme wise Department wise development work

The word "Panchayat" literally means "assembly" (ayat) of five (panch) wise and respected elders chosen and accepted by the local community. Indian government has decentralized several administrative functions to the local level, empowering elected gram panchayats. Panchayat Raj is a system of governance in which gram panchayats are the basic units of administration. It has 3 levels: Gram (village), Block and Zilla (district). Karnataka state has constituted a body called Zilla Panchayat under the Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act,1993. The Zilla Panchayat is entrusted with execution of development schemes, providing civic functions in rural areas and looking after the duties of the government delegated in respect of certain department as per the schedule. Read More » »