UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-2

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    Which one of the following statements does not accurately describes the recommendation made by various committees on decentralisation?

    A)  BR Mehta Committee recommended the three-tier Panchayati Raj set up.

    B)  Ashok Mehta Committee recommended allowing of political parties to contest Panchayat elections.

    C)  GVK Rao Committee called for Chief Executive Officer of the Zila Parishad to be an elected member.

    D)  LM Singhvi Committee called for giving of constitutional status to Panchayat bodies.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The committees, mentioned in given statements, and their major recommendations are- BR Mehta Committee called for three-tier Panchayati Raj set up, Village Panchayats to be directly elected, while the other two to be indirectly elected and District Collector to be Chairman of  Zila Parishad; Ashok Mehta Committee called for two-tier Panchayat set up, political parties to be allowed in Panchayat Elections, giving compulsory powers of taxation to Panchayat bodies; QVK Rao Committee called for creation of a new post of District Development Officer, who will also be the CEO of Zila Parishad, giving role in planning to Panchayat institutions, regular elections to Panchayat bodies; LM Singhvi Committee called for giving constitutional status to Panchayats, establishment of Nyaya Panchayats.

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