CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon
MyQuestionIcon
Question

Q. The 12th schedule of the constitution places which of the following under the purview of the municipalities?

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


A
2 and 3 only
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
B
3 only
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
C
1 only
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
D
1, 2 and 3
Right on! Give the BNAT exam to get a 100% scholarship for BYJUS courses
Open in App
Solution

The correct option is D 1, 2 and 3

Explanation:

Twelfth Schedule contains the following 18 functional items placed within the purview of municipalities:

  • Urban planning including town planning;
  • Regulation of land use and construction of buildings;
  • Planning for economic and social development;
  • Roads and bridges;
  • Water supply for domestic, industrial and commercial purposes;
  • Public health, sanitation, conservancy and solid waste management;
  • Fire services;
  • Urban forestry, protection of the environment and promotion of ecological aspects;
  • Safeguarding the interests of weaker sections of society, including the handicapped and mentally retarded;
  • Slum improvement and up-gradation;
  • Urban poverty alleviation;
  • Provision of urban amenities and facilities such as parks, gardens, playgrounds;
  • Promotion of cultural, educational and aesthetic aspects;
  • Burials and burial grounds, cremations and cremation grounds and electric crematoriums;
  • Cattle ponds, prevention of cruelty to animals;
  • Vital statistics including registration of births and deaths;
  • Public amenities including street lighting, parking lots, bus stops and public conveniences; and
  • Regulation of slaughterhouses and tanneries.

flag
Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
0
BNAT
mid-banner-image