Number of Panchayats

                Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Dr.C.P.Joshi today informed the Lok  Sabha that for central compilation of names and details of Panchayats, Ministry of Panchayati Raj has provided an online facility under ‘National Panchayat
Directory’ (http://www.panchayat.gov.in/directory) that allows States and districts to upload the list of Panchayats along with villages and blocks.  The number of Panchayats, State-wise, as reported by States/ UTs is given in the Annexure.

                Replying to a written question the minister said  the norms/ parameters for declaration/change of Panchayats are decided by State Govts/ UT administrations and
vary from State to State.

 

 

Annexure                                                                        

`Number of Panchayats

Sl No.

State /
Union Territory

District Panchayats

Intermediate Panchayats

Gram Panchayats

1

Andhra Pradesh

22

1097

21807

2

Arunachal Pradesh

16

161

1779

3

Assam

21

185

2202

4

Bihar

38

531

8463

5

Chhattisgarh

18

146

9734

6

Goa

2

NA

189

7

Gujarat

26

224

13738

8

Haryana

21

119

6083

9

Himachal Pradesh

12

75

3243

10

Jammu and Kashmir

22

143

4131

11

Jharkhand

24

259

4438

12

Karnataka

30

176

5628

13

Kerala

14

152

999

14

Madhya Pradesh

50

313

23012

15

Maharashtra

33

351

27920

16

Manipur

4

NA

165

17

Meghalaya*

NA

NA

NA

18

Mizoram*

NA

NA

NA

19

Nagaland*

NA

NA

NA

20

Orissa

30

314

6234

21

Punjab

20

142

12800

22

Rajasthan

33

249

9177

23

Sikkim

4

NA

163

24

Tamil
Nadu

31

385

12618

25

Tripura

4

23

511

26

Uttar Pradesh

72

821

51914

27

Uttarakhand

13

95

7541

28

West
Bengal

18

333

3351

29

A & N Islands

2

7

69

30

Chandigarh

1

1

12

31

D & N Haveli

1

0

11

32

Daman and Diu

1

NA

14

33

Lakshadweep

1

NA

10

34

Puducherry

0

10

98

35

Delhi

NA

NA

NA

Total

584

6312

238054

 Panchayati Raj system does not apply.

 

ST

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