List of subjects covered in the 11th Schedule of the Indian Constitution

09-NOV-2017 01:31

    The 11th Schedule of Indian Constitution was added in 1992 by the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act. This schedule contains 29 subjects. This schedule covers important topics such as Panchayat's powers, rural development, poverty alleviation, market, roads and drinking water etc.

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    Eleventh schedule of Indian Constitution contains the following functional items placed within the purview of the Panchyats:

    1. Agriculture including agricultural expansion

    2. Land improvement, implementation of land reforms, land consolidation and soil conservation.

    3. Animal Husbandry, Dairying and poultry

    4. Fisheries Industry

    5. Minor irrigation, water management and watershed development

    6. Social forestry and farm forestry

    7. Small scale industries in which food processing industry is involved

    8. Minor forest produce

    9.  Safe water for drinking

    10. Khadi, village and cottage industries

    11. Rural housing

    12. Fuel and fodder

    13. Rural electrification, including distribution of electricity

    14. Road, culverts, bridges, ferries, waterways and other means of communication

    15. Education including primary and secondary schools

    16. Non-conventional sources of energy

    17. Technical training and vocational education

    18. Adult and non-formal education

    19. Public distribution system

    20. Maintenance of community assets

    21. Welfare of the weaker sections of the in particular of the schedule caste and schedule tribes

    22. Social welfare, including welfare of the handicapped and mentally retarded

    23. Family welfare

    24. Women and child development

    25. Markets and Fairs

    26. Health and sanitation including hospitals, primary health centres and dispensaries

    27. Cultural activities

    28. Libraries

    29. Poverty Alleviation Programmes

    It is expected that the subjects covered under the eleventh schedule of the indian constitution are made to ensure the development of the rural India.

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