SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    A Panchayat Samiti at the block level is

    A) An advisory body

    B) An administrative authority

    C) A consultant committee

    D) A supervisory authority

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    A block panchayat (panchayat samiti) is a local government body at the tehsil or taluka level. This body- works for the villages of the tehsil or taluka that together are called a Development Block. The panchayat samiti is the link between the gram panchayat and the district administration. The samiti is elected for 5 years and is headed by the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman. Functions include: Implementation schemes for the development of agriculture, Establishment of primary health centres and primary schools, Supply of drinking water, drainage and construction/repair of roads, Development of cottage and small-scale industries, and the opening of cooperative societies, Establishment of youth organisations.

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