Among the committees mentioned below, which committee is related to Panchayati Raj?
Answer: Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
The Government of India was appointed ‘Balwant rai Mehta Committee’ in January 1957. Balwantrai G Mehta (19 Feb 1900 – 19 Sep. 1965) was the chairman of this committee. In November 1957 committee submitted his report and advised to install of the scheme of democratic decentralization that came and known as ‘Panchayati Raj’. The main aim of Panchayat raj is the local problem settle locally and to make the people politically aware.
- The Gram-panchayats at the village level or at the bottom
- The Panchayat Samiti at the block level
- The Zilla Parishad at the district level.
All palnning and developmental activities should be assigned to these bodies.