Rural Local Government Bodies (Civics Solutions Class 6)

Rural Local Government Bodies

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Balbharti Maharashtra State Board Class 6 Civics Solutions Chapter 3 Rural Local Government Bodies

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Civics Class 6 Chapter 3 : Rural Local Government Bodies

Q.1) Put a tick (✓) in the right box.

(1) The ______ looks after the local adiministration of the village.
(a) Gram Panchayat
(b) Panchayat Samiti
(c) Zilla Parishad

Answer: (a) Gram Panchayat

(2) It is binding to hold at least ______ meetings of the Gram Sabha in each financial year.
(a) four
(b) five
(c) six

Answer: (c) six

(3) At present, there are _______ districts in Maharashtra.
(a) 34
(b) 35
(c) 36

Answer: (c) 36

Q.2) Make a list of the functions of the Panchayat Samiti.


  1. Building roads, gutters, wells and borewells.
  2. Organising vaccination drives.
  3. Providing clean drinking water.
  4. Maintaining cleanliness of roads and arrange for the disposal of waste.
  5. Helping the farmers improve agriculture and livestock.
  6. Provide primary education.
  7. Promote handicrafts and cottage industries.
  8. Provide financial aid to the weaker sections

Q.3) What is your opinion?

(1) The Gram Panchayat levies various taxes.


  1. The Gram Panchayat looks after the administration of the village.
  2. It carries out the functions relating to water supply, electricity, registration of births, deaths and marriages.
  3. To carry out these functions money is required and taxes are one of the sources of income of Gram Panchayat.

(2) The number of Zilla Parishads is less than the total number of districts in Maharashtra.


  1. Every district has a Zilla Parishad. At present, the state of Maharashtra has 36 districts but only 34 Zilla Parishads.
  2. The reason is that Mumbai city district and Mumbai Suburban District do not have a rural population.
  3. Therefore, they do not have Zilla Parishads.
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Q.4) Complete the Table.

  • My Taluka, My Panchayat Samiti :
  • Name of the Taluka: ______.
  • The name of the chairman of the Panchayat Samiti: ____.
  • The name of the Deputy Chairman of the Panchayat Samiti: _____.
  • The name of the Block Development Officer: ______.
  • The name of the Block Education Officer: _______.

Q.5) Write a brief note on.

(1) The Sarpanch:


  1. The elections to a Gram Panchayat are held every five years.
  2. The elected members elect a Sarpanch and Deputy Sarpanch from amongst themselves.
  3. The meetings of the Gram Panchayat are held under the chairmanship of the Sarpanch.
  4. It is his responibility to implement the development schemes of the village.
  5. The members of the Gram Panchayat can bring a motion of no confidence against Sarpanch who is not carrying out his responsibilities properly.
  6. In the absence of the Sarpanch, the Deputy Sarpanch looks after the work of a Gram Panchayat.

(2) The Chief Executive Officer:


  1. The decisions taken by the Zilla Parishad are implemented by the Chief Executive Officer of the Zilla Parishad.
  2. He is appointed by the State Government.

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