|Which of the following are provided for by the Constitution (74th Amendment) Act in respect of planning of urban and rural local governments?
|1. Constitution of the District Planning Committee
|2. Not less than 2/3rd of the District Planning Committee should be elected by, from amongst, the elected members of district panchayats and municipalities.
|3. All other details regarding the composition of the District Planning Committee are left to the State Legislatures.
|4. Constitution of the Metropolitan Planning Committee. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 2 and 4
C) 1, 3 and 4
D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] There shall be constituted in every State at the district level a District Planning Committee to consolidate the plans prepared by the Panchayats and the Municipalities in the district and to prepare a draft development plan for the district as a whole. (2) The Legislature of a State may, by law, make provision with respect to- [a] the composition of the District Planning Committees; [b] the manner in which the seats in such Committees shall be filled: Provided that not less than four-fifths of the total number of members of such Committee shall be elected by, and from amongst, the elected members of the Panchayat at the district level and of the Municipalities in the district in proportion to the ratio between the population of the rural areas and of the urban areas in the district; [c] the functions relating to district planning which may be assigned to such Committees; [d] the manner in which the Chairpersons of such Committees shall be chosen.
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