Panchayati Raj Department of Bihar
पंचायती राज विभाग, बिहार सरकार
पंचायती राज विभाग, बिहार सरकार का परिचय
(Introduction of Panchayati Raj Department)
After the 73 rd Constitutional Amendment Act., Government of Bihar enacted the Bihar Panchyat Raj Act, 1993 (Replaced by BPR Act,2006) and a three tier system of Panchayat Raj (Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti and Gram Panchayats) started functioning after general election in April/ May 2001. At the state level the Panchayat Raj Department coordinates the functioning of the PRIs.
The organogram given below depicts the structure of the PRIs at the District, Block and Village levels and Panchayat Raj Department at the State level. There are various Standing Committees and other Committees in each tier of PRIs headed by Adhyaksha/ Upadhyaksha, Pramukh/ Up Pramukh and Mukhia in ZP, PS& GP respectively to regulate the affairs of the PRIs.