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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

6

  Districts

22

  Blocks

142

  Zila Parishads

21

  Panchayat Samitis

126

  Gram Panchayats

6225

  No. of Villages

7422

 

Relevant Statistics: 

          The position of elected representatives of three tiers along with representation of women, SC and BC based on elections held in 2016 is as under:-

 

Office

 

Total no. of seats

 

Elected Member

 

General

Scheduled Caste

Backward Class

 

Men

Women

Men

Women

GRAM PANCHAYAT

Sarpanch

6186

6197

3621

2565

836

599

No reservation

Panches

60436

60436

34941

25495

6942

8110

5846

PANCHAYAT SAMITI

Chairperson

             

Members of PS

2772

2772

1341

715

406

380

119

ZILA PARISHAD

President

             

Members of ZP

416

416

235

181

46

50

21

 

 

Total

SC

Woman

BC

Sarpanch

6186

1436

2565

-

Panches

60436

15467

25495

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

400

2.

Bhiwani

312

3. Charkhi Dadri 167

4.

Faridabad

100

5.

Fatehabad

259

6.

Gurgaon

166

7.

Hisar

300

8.

Jind

247

9.

Jhajjar

300

10.

Kaithal

277

11.

Karnal

395

12.

Kurukshetra

404

13.

Mahendergarh

343

14. Mewat (Nuh)

325

15.

Palwal

263

16.

Panchkula

135

17.

Panipat

178

18.

Rewari

365

19.

Rohtak

142

20.

Sonipat

341

21.

Sirsa

318

22.

Yamuna Nagar

490

 

Total

6227