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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part I (2015)

Role and spatial variation of performance of village development councils for the development of rural areas: A study in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal

Author(s)
Balai Adhikary
Abstract
All types of developmental works of rural areas are implemented by the village development councils or Gram Panchayat. In every Gram Panchayat there is an elected body and five sub-committees. Village development council conduct Gram Sansad meeting (village constituency meeting) and Gram Sabha meeting and council (village development council) prepared the sub-committee wise integrated plan on the basis of priority basis discussing items in the village constituency meetings. Rate of attendance in the village constituency meeting affected the process, function and the spatial variation of performance of village development council about the effectiveness of developmental work of rural areas, because any type of decision taking and making decided in the village constituency meeting. Population educational institute ratio (PEIR) and population functional tube well ratio (PFTWR) depends on the average attendance in the village constituency meeting. Because village constituency meeting is the platform where people raised their voices about the problems of the area and councils take decisions on the basis of demand of local people. Spatial variation of performance of village development councils in the whole areas determine by the cumulative ranking of percentage of average attendance in Gram Sansad meeting(PAAIGSM), population educational institute ratio (PEIR), population functional tube well ratio (PFTWR).
Pages: 590-596  |  606 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Balai Adhikary. Role and spatial variation of performance of village development councils for the development of rural areas: A study in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(11):590-596.
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