Panchayati Raj

Municipal Taxes in India

In India municipal corporations or urban local bodies (ULB’s) levy two types of taxes viz. Property tax and Professional tax.  Property tax is an annual amount paid by a land owner to the municipal corporation of his/her area. The municipal corporation assesses and imposes the property tax annually or semi annually. The amount is generally […]


Education Qualification Issue in Panchayati Raj Elections in Rajasthan

Rajasthan schools have been in a state of neglect and many successive governments did not pay attention to the dismal state of affairs. In addition the government has shut as many as 17,000 schools mostly in remote areas. The eligibility criteria for contesting elections of Panchayats were announced a few days before the elections.  This […]

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana has been launched by Central Government of India for holistic development and welfare of tribal population of India. The scheme as outlined by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs is launched on a pilot basis and will be implemented in only 1 block in each of the 10 states being selected for the scheme. […]