Schemes for Panchayats

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Union Minister of Panchayati Raj Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh today informed the Rajya Sabha that his ministry has been making efforts to delineate the role of Panchayats in implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSSs) pertaining to the subjects listed in the Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution. He said MoPR has issued a detailed advisory dated 19.1.2009 (available at to the Central Ministries in this regard. The role of Panchayats in CSSs vary widely. State-wise and scheme-wise details are not maintained in the ministry.

The Minister was replying to a written question whether the Government proposes to ensure a major role of Panchayats for the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes; the details thereof, Scheme-wise, State-wise and utilization of funds thereon and the target fixed in regard to the implementation of the said schemes during the Eleventh Five Year Plan and the present status in this regard


Press Information Bureau, March 03, 2011