The Constitutional (73 rd Amendments) Act Passed in 1992 and came into force on April 24,1993. An Indicative list of 29 item has been given in Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution.
73 rd Constitutional amendments regarding PRIs Eleventh Schedule Agricultural including agricultural extension Land Improvement Implementation of land reform, Consolidation and Soil conservation. Minor Irrigation,water management and water shed development. Animal husbandry, dairying and poultry. Fisheries Social Forestry and farm forestry. Minor forest produce. Small scale industry including food processing industries. Khadi village and cottage industry. Rural Housing
73 rd Constitutional amendments regarding PRIs Drinking Water Fuel and Fodder Roads,culverts,bridge,ferries,waterways and other mean of communication. Rural electrification, including distribution of electricity. Non conventional energy source. Poverty alleviation programme. Education including primary and secondary schools. Technical training and vocational education. Adult and non formal education. Libaries Cultural Activities.
73 rd Constitutional amendments regarding PRIs Market and fairs Health and sanitation, including hospital, primary health centre and dispensaries. Family Welfare. Women and child development. Social welfare, including welfare of the handicapped and mentally retarded. Welfare of the weaker section, and in particular of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. Public distribution system. Maintenance of community seats.
Organizational Structure and Standing Committees Three -tier System: Gram panchyat at village level. Panchyat samitis at middle level.(Block Level) Zila parishad at the district level as the apex body. Five Standing Committees: Adminstration and establishment Committee Finance and tax committee. Development and production programme committee. Education Committee Rural water supply and health committee.
At Present there are 33 zila parishad 249 Panchyat samitis 9,177 Gram panchyat in the state.