Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill 2018 Details, Wikipedia: Telangana Legislative Assembly 29th 2018 passed the Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill 2018. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said the bill was aimed at making the gram panchayatis achieve prosperity, clean and green.
“Devolution of funds to the Gram Panchayats, municipalities and municipal corporations would start by this financial year. This is a new chapter,” he said.
Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill 2018
There would be 12,751 Gram Panchayatis after the passage of the bill, he said.
The Telangana government on Wednesday introduced the Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill 2018, which aims at creating and strengthening gram panchayats, Mandal Praja Parishads and Zilla Parishads in the State.
The much-awaited and one-of-its-kind Bill was introduced in the Legislative Assembly by Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Jupally Krishna Rao.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has been focussing his attention not merely on economic empowerment of rural Telangana, but has also been making efforts to strengthen it, and the legislation is expected to deliver on the latter issue.
Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill Highlights
It also provides for the formation of new gram panchayats by the Assembly.
The Bill also provides for joint cheque power for the Sarpanch and Upa-sarpanch
New Bill facilitates co-option of three members — one retired employee or a senior citizen, one village organisation president and one donor.
Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill 2018 also provides for time-bound issue of layout permissions — to be sanctioned within 15 days from the date of application.
The Minister said 4,380 new GPs are going to be formed in the State by bifurcating existing GPs, thus raising the total number of GPs to 12,741.
They include 1,311 GPs for SCs. onstitution of new GPs was made by taking habitations with less than a population of 500 also.
The government made Rs 1,200 crore budgetary allocations for GPs.
Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill Cabinet sub-committee
The seven-member Cabinet sub-committee headed by Panchayat Raj Minister J Krishna Rao has prepared the draft bill. The committee comprises Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao, Housing Minister A Indrakaran Reddy, Finance Minister Eatala Rajender, Roads & Buildings Minister Tummala Nageshwar Rao and Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao.
CM KCR Speech New Telangana Panchayat Raj Bill in Assembly