What is the Role of Women in the Panchayati Raj System?

  • Bringing women into the mainstream of development is a major concern.
  • The Constitutional (73rd) Amendment Act, 1992 provides for the reservation of selective posts for women.
  • Women members and Chairpersons of Panchayats, who are new entrants in Panchayats, have to gain the required skill which is imparted by training institutions for which the financial assistance is provided by the Ministry of Rural Development.

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