Remuneration to Panchayat S Members

Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Dr.C.P.Joshi today informed the Lok Sabha that as Panchayat is a State subject, remuneration/allowance to the Members of Panchayat is fixed by the respective State/UT Government and not by the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Different States are following different norms in this regard.

The Minister was replying to a question whether the Government has proposed/to be proposed the remuneration/ allowance to the Members of the Panchayats in various States andthe details thereof and the amount allocated for the purpose.

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(Release ID :68129)