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

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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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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