Q1. Fill in the blanks.
The Gram Sabha
prevents the Panchayat from misusing the village money.
The secretary of the Gram Panchayat is not
an elected person but is appointed by the Government.
‘BPL’ stands for Below Poverty Line.
The work of Gram Panchayat has to be
approved by the Gram Sabha.
The Panchayat Raj System is the first
level of democratic government.
Every village Panchayat is divided into wards.
There is a link between Gram
Panchayat and Gram Sabha.
keeps control on Gram Panchayat.
is the President of the Gram Panchayat.
The Panchayat Samiti has many Gram
Panchayats under it.
The Panchayat President or the
Sarpanch presides the meeting of the Gram Sabha.
The secretary of the Gram Panchayat is
responsible for keeping a record of the Gram Panchayat and the Gram Sabha. True
Panchayati Raj system is third level of a
democratic government. False
The Panchs and the Gram Panchayat are
answerable to the Gram Sabha. True
The members of Gram Sabha must be of
18years or above. True
The people of Hardas Village were facing
the problem of electricity. False
Gram Panchayat is elected for 3 years. False
The people of Hardas Village suggested
watershed development programme for the permanent solution of the water
The Secretary of the Gram Panchayat and
Gram Sabha is an elected person. False
Gram Panchayat collects local taxes. True
Gram Sabha finalizes and approves the list
of the people below the poverty line in rural areas. True
Q3. Who suggested watershed development programme?
Anwar suggested watershed development programme.
Q4. Write the different types of committees formed by Gram
Gram Sabha form committees like construction and development committees.
Q5. What was the next item on the agenda for the Gram Sabha?
The next item on the agenda for the Gram Sabha was the finalization of the list
of people below the poverty line (BPL).
Q6. What is Nirmal Gram Puraskar?
Gram Puraskar is awarded to panch/panchs for their excellent work in panchayat.
Q7. What do you understand by Panchayati Raj System?
The Panchayati Raj System is a process through which people participate in
their own government.
Q8. Who is responsible for calling the meeting of the Gram Sabha
and Gram Panchayat and keeping a record of the proceedings?
The Secretary is responsible for calling the meeting of the Gram Sabha and Gram
Panchayat and keeping a record of the proceedings.
Q9. Why the Panchs and the Gram Panchayat are answerable to the
The Panchs and the Gram Panchayat are answerable to the Gram Sabha because it
is the members of the Gram Sabha who elected them.
Q10. Why Tijia was looking for some permanent solution to the
problem of water shortages?
was looking for some permanent solution to the problem of water shortages because
groundwater levels seem to be going down every year.
Q11. Which is the third level of Panchayati Raj System?
The Zila Panchayat or District Council or Zila Parishad or District Panchayat,
is the third tier of the Panchayati Raj system.