ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Panchayats in Fifth Scheduled Areas

The Extension Act, 1996 is an important piece of legislation, extending the provisions of grass roots self-governance of the 73rd Constitution amendment to the Fifth Scheduled Areas. Yet, most of the concerned states have been indifferent to the enactment of the Extension Act and devolution of powers and authority to the gram sabha and panchyats.

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