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Urban Local Bodies (In Hindi)
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This lesson explains about Urban Local Bodies in Madhya Pradesh.

Ruchita Sharma
B.A (hons) Political Science, M.A in Sociology from Delhi University, B.ED , Qualified Prelims

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  1. URBAN LOCAL BODIES By Ruchita Sharma

  2. ABOUT ME B.A (hons) Political Science Delhi University M.A in Sociology Qualified Prelims Hobbies Solving puzzles and Music Rate, Review, Recommend, Share and Follow


  4. CONTENTS Introduction. Main features of Municipal Act and City Corporation Act. Panchayats organized by Chief Minister. Women Panchayat.

  5. INTRODUCTION The developments in the field of local self-government in different regions comprising the new state, did not manifest a uniform pattern.

  6. MAIN FEATURES OF MUNICIPAL ACT & CITY CORPORATION ACT Municipal bodies will perform such functions which are entrusted to them by the state government as the agent of the state government. The functions of municipal authorities include public health, public safety and convenience. An amendment of the Act in 1997 has changed the composition of Municipal Corporations making provision for the direct election of the Mayor and for reservation of seats.

  7. MAIN FEATURES OF MUNICIPAL ACT &CITY CORPORATION ACT An amendment of the Municipal Corporation Act in 1998 makes provision for the constitution of Mayor-in-Council. Madhya Pradesh is seen as a success story in the ongoing process of decentralization

  8. PANCHAYATS ORGANISED BY CHIEF MINISTER 24 Panchayats have been organized. It is a democratic effort that enabled people, most of them society's deprived groups, to voice their concerns.

  9. WOMEW PANCHAYAT Madhya Pradesh organized 2nd Women Panchayat on 18th May, 2015. 33% reservation will be provided to women in police force.