Tag: Haryana Panchayati Raj Bill

Haryana Panchayati Raj Bill, 2019 passed in state Vidhan Sabha

HaryanaState Assembly passed the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2015 which seeks to amend the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 and fixes minimum educational qualification relating to eligibility criteria for elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs). Significance: This is to improve the quality of leadership and governance in gram panchayats and also to enable elected representatives of PRIs to be more accountable and responsible towards their people.