Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Members and Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Samiti

This resource is about the information on Maharashtra Number of Gram Panchayat Members and Gram Panchayat Samiti, Eligibility for Election of Gram Panchayat, Election of Gram Panchayat, Head of the Gram Panchayat and maharashtra gram panchayat act

Maharashtra Gram Panchayats are the Local Maharashtra Government and which are the bodies at village level. Gram Panchayats are the foundation of the Panchayat Samiti (System). The Gram Panchayat is the base of a village which set up the villages with a population of more than five hundred. If two or more than villages have less than five hundred population, then there is a common Gram Panchayat system for those villages, which is is called as Group-Gram Panchayat.

Election of Gram Panchayat:- member of the gram panchayat are elected direct;y by the village people on the basis of adult member i.e. franchise by the Gram Sabha, which comprises the adult mass of the village. The elected member of Maharashtra Gram Panchayat retains for next Five years in the service of Gra Panchayat.

Eligibility for Election of Gram Panchayat 2011:- A candidate, who are interested for Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election 2010 must be 21 years old. The minimum number of members elected is 7 and the maximum is 17.

Head of the Gram Panchayat
The Sarpanch or Chairperson is the head of the Gram Panchayat.

The elected person i.e. member of the Gram Panchayat who are elected by the people of village retains as a Sarpanch and a Deputy Sarpanch for a term of five years. Most of places the panchayat president is directly elected by village people.

The main role of the Sarpanch meetings of the Gram Panchayat and supervises it’s working. Sarpanch implements the village development schemes. The Deputy Sarpanch, who has the power to make his own decisions, assists the Sarpanch in his work.

Latest Survey of Maharashtra Gram Panchayat

As per latest survey, there are 28,813 gram panchayat in Maharashtra.

Sr. No. District No. of members GRAM PANCHAYAT

1 Thane 8083
2 Raigad 6869
3 Ratnagiri 11514
4 Sindhudurg 7010
5 Nashik 3489
6 Dhule 7750
7 Nandurbar 4736
8 Jalgaon 4461
9 Ahmadnagar 10044
10 Pune 7340
11 Satara 11650
12 Sangli 11883
13 Solapur 6511
14 Kolhapur 8966
15 Aurangabad 11310
16 Jalna 9844
17 Parabhani 5404
18 Hingoli 4384
19 Beed 10369
20 Nanded 7935
21 Osmanabad 6387
22 Latur 5105
23 Amravati 7011
24 Akola 4418
25 Washim 3784
26 Buldhana 7430
27 Yavatmal 6272
28 Nagpur 6514
29 Wardha 4648
30 Bhandara 2442
31 Gondiya 4519
32 Chandrapur 6409
33 Gadchiroli 2750

TOTAL 227241 | No. of Gram Panchayats : 28211

So there are total 227241 No. of members of Gram Panchayat in Maharashtra and the No of Gram Panchayats in Maharashtra are: 28211

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Act

As per new Act of maharashtra gram panchayat, deputy CEO are the chief of the maharashtra gram panchayat samiti or system. Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election 2010

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