SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following functions are performed by a Gram Sabha?
    1. All public problems are discussed.
    2. Village budget and programmes are framed.
    3. Beneficiaries of various government programmes are identified.
    4. In order to keep a watch on the panchayats, a Vigilance Committee is constituted. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    A)  1, 2 and 3        

    B)  2, 3 and 4

    C)  1, 3 and 4        

    D)  1, 2 and 4

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Functions of Gram Sabha Gram Sabha is the basic foundation of the grass root level democratic institution and constitutionary mandated body would perform following 12 functions.
    1. To examine annual statements of accounts, audit report, audit note and to seek clarification from the Panchayat.
    2. To discuss report on the administration of the preceding year.
    3. To review programme for the year, any new programme and review all kinds of works under taken by the Gram Panchayat.
    4. To consider proposals for fresh taxation or for enhancement of existing taxation.
    5. To approve the selection of schemes, beneficiaries location, identification and implementation of various development programmes.
    6. To mobilize voluntary labour and contribution of kind and cash.
    7. To undertake programmes for adult education and family welfare with in the village.
    8. To promote unity and harmony among all the sections of the rural community.
    9. To seek clarifications from the Mukhia and members of the Gram Panchayat about schemes, income and expenditure.
    10. To consider the budget prepared by the Gram Panchayat and future development programmes and plans.
    11. To maintain a complete register for all development works undertaken by Gram Panchayat or any other department.
    12. To approve village plan of action

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