The Rural Development and Panchayath Raj (RDPR) department is a major department functioning for the Rural Population. The department is implementing various schmes for the follwing causes.
- Improvement of Rural Infrastructure.
- Development of Rural Roads
- Rural Water Supply
- Rural Sanitation
- Minor Irrigation
- Poverty Alleviation
- Rural Energy Programmes
One of the major responsibilities of the Department is in the realm of implementing the provisions of the Karnataka Panchayath Raj Act, 1993 to achieve democratic decentralization in the governance of the State's rural areas. The Department coordinates the process of the establishment of Panchayat Raj Institutions under the above legislation and monitors their functioning in order to ensure that Panchayat Raj Institutions in the State function as viable and vibrant institutions of Local Self Government. 3 tier structure of Panchayat Raj Institutions
- 27 Zilla Panchayats
- 175 Taluk Panchayats
- 5659 Grama Panchayats
About Zilla Panchayath Ballari
Ballari Zilla Panchayat is a three - tier Panchayat raj system with elected bodies at the Grama, Taluka and District levels constituted as per the 73rd amendment to the constitution for greater participation of the people and more effective implementation of rural development programs (and to function as units of local self government). The Zilla Panchayats were constituted as per the provisions of The Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act, 1993.
The Zilla panchayat structure and activities are categorised into two important elements as listed below.
- The Political Structure - Ballari Zilla Panchayath
is an elected body constituted of the following members
- 36 Members are elected from geographically demarcated constituencies from within the rural areas of the district.
- Member of Parliament of the district .
- Members of State Legislative Assembly and State Legeslative Council for the district.
- The Adyaksha of seven Taluk Panchayats of the district.
- Adhyaksha and Upadhyaksha : are elected from the directly elected members of the Zilla Pachayath.
- Standing Committee :To facilitate greater discussion in the functioning of zilla panchayat, 5 standing committees have been formed. Each standing committee consists of zilla panchayat members not exceeding seven in number including the chairman, who are elected by the zilla panchayat from among the elected members.
- Term of Office : The term of office for Adhyaksha,Upadhyaksha and Standing committee is 20 months.The term of elected members is 5years.
- The Administration - OFFICIAL STRUCTURE
For smooth functioning & administration of the zilla panchayat office , an officer designated "Chief Executive Officer" is appointed by the state government to carry out administration of Zilla Panchayat. Chief Executive Officer is designated head of department for all the department offices within the Zilla panchayat. He is assisted in the discharge of his duties by Senior Officers in the Zilla Panchayat .
- Deputy Secretary (Administration)
- Deputy Secretary (Development)
- Chief Planning Officer.
- Chief Accounts Officer
- Project Director
The work of Zilla Panchayat can be divided into following sections
- DEVELOPMENT SECTION
- ADMINISTRATION SECTION
- PLANNING SECTION
- ACCOUNTS SECTION
- COUNCIL SECTION
1.Development Section : Headed by Deputy Secretary (Development), This section is concerned with execution of all rural development schemes, water supply schemes, Minor irrigation works, road works and other developmental works.
2.Administration Section : Headed by Deputy Secretary(Administration), This section is concerned with the establishment issues and general administration of all the departments of zilla panchayat.
3.Planning Section: Headed by Chief Planning Officer, This section looks after formulation of Draft Annual Plan, formulation of action plan for different development schemes & monitoring & evaluation of schemes.
4.Accounts Section: Headed by Chief Accounts Officer, This section is responsible for receipts and releases of funds regarding all departments and various development schemes. Also this section is involved in taking up audit of all the departments coming under zilla panchayat.
5.Council Section: Headed by Council Secretary, This section is concerned with recording the deliberations of zilla pancayat and various standing committies, It also follows up on various decisions taken therein & other issues regarding the zlla panchayat members
|1||Smt. Anitha B. , President||Hampi|
Smt. B.Mamata , Vice President
|4||Sri. Dammur Sommappa||Raravi|
|9||Sri. Jane Hanumanna||Kuduthini|
|11||Smt. Mamatha Suresh Chimnahalli||Hampasagara|
|12||Sri.Gonalu Rajashekara gouda||Moka|
|15||Smt. Latha||Yashwanth Nagar|
|16||Sri. Bheema naik||Chornur|
|18||Sri. Sharanappa Kottaginahal||Torangallu|
|20||Smt. Shobha Bedigeri||Holalu|
|21||Smt. Aruna Thippareddy||Korlagundi|
|22||Sri. Annadana Reddy Meti||Papinayakanahalli|
|23||Smt.Thippi Bai Takranaik||Mariyammnahalli|
|24||Smt. Sharada Prasad. S.||Ujjini|
|27||Smt. K. Sunanda Bai||M.B. Iyyana Halli|
|29||Sri. Channabasavana Gouda||Gajapura|
|30||Smt. Durugammanavara Rogani Hulugappa||Hampapatna|
|32||Smt. Hemalavva Krishna naik||H.B. Halli|
|33||Smt. Sumangalamma Gubaji||Devasamudra|
|34||Sri.Vasantha (Vasu)||Hire Hadagali|
|35||Smt. K.B. Nalina||Sogi|
Taluk Panchayath Presidents
|1||Sri. P. Gadilingappa||Ballari|
|2||Smt. Pujar Durugamma||Hadagali|
|3||Smt. Tarahalli Halamma||Hospet|
|4||Smt. Vijayalakshmi P||Hagaribommana Halli|
|6||Smt. J. Bharamakka||Sandur|
|7||Smt. Pramila Chidanandagouda||Kudligi|
Whos is who
|Name||Sri. Mohammad Salahuddin|
|Date of Birth||26.01.1956|
Deputy Secretary Administration
Deputy Secretary Development
Shri. Mahammed Vajid Khaji, KES
Shri. K Shivarame Gouda, KGS
Chief Planning Officer
Cheif Accounts Officer
Shri. Dr.A. Channappa, KSAS
Taluka Panchayat - Executive Officers
|Siruguppa||Sri. Radhakrishna Reddy||Hospet||Sri. Ramesh Talwar|
|Ballari||Sri. Basappa||H.B.Halli||Sri. Veeraiah|
|Sandur||Sri. Sannaveerappa||Kudligi||Sri. Shivappa|
|Panchayath Raj Engineering Division-Execuive Engineers|
|Ballari||Sri.D T Hanumantappa||08390-242173|
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