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Women get 50% reservation in TN local bodies – Woman activist views

Women get 50% reservation in TN local bodies – Woman activist views  

Fact Finding Report regarding brutal attack on Panchayat President

Fact Finding Report regarding brutal attack on Panchayat President Fact Finding Report regarding brutal attack on Mr. Kannan, Panchayat President, Vanjinipatti Village. This fact finding was conducted by TNP. – members of the fact finding team made several recommendations to the district collector and the Panchayat to resolve the conflict. The govt officials took immediate action …

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5th State Level Convention of Women Panchayat Presidents

5TH STATE CONVENTION OF WOMEN PANCHAYAT PRESIDENTS  27th February, 2016   Women Panchayat presidents of Tamil Nadu vow to contest in 2016 Panchayat Election in General Constituencies also. Demand withdrawal of powers of the Inspector of Panchayats from the Tamil NaduPanchayat Act 1994 The Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Presidents of Panchayat Government successfully convened …

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Strengthening Local Government: National Campaign for Constitutional Amendment

Towards Building a National Campaign for Constitutional Amendment to Part IX & IX-A (Article 243 G & W) and Amendment to Create List IV in the Seventh Schedule (Local Government List) National Consultation for Strengthening Local Government and Dalit and Women Elected Representatives 11th March 2014 – New Delhi National Consultation for Strengthening Local Government …

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Strengthening Local Government: Background note for a Constitutional Amendment

Towards Building a National Campaign for Constitutional Amendment to Part IX & IX-A (Article 243 G & W) and Amendment to Create List IV in the Seventh Schedule (Local Government List) National Consultation for Strengthening Local Government and Dalit and Women Elected Representatives   BACKGROUND NOTE Introduction  The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments are an important …

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Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Presidents of Panchayat Government

The Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Presidents of Panchayat Government was formed in the first State Level Convention of Women Panchayat Presidents on 18th October, 2000 at Chennai. 210 Women Panchayat  Presidents from 20 Districts and more than 100 women leaders of voluntary organizations, political parties, trade unions, women and dalit organizations participated in this …

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District Level Convention cum Training for Women Panchayat Presidents

District Level Convention cum Training for Women Panchayat Presidents  To provide skills for elected women representatives, to improve their efficiency in Panchayat administration, to empower them as leaders of Panchayat Government to strengthen gross root democracy, district level training cum conventions for women Panchayat presidents were organized.  In the year 2014- 2015, upto December 2014, 4 …

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Village development plans using resource mapping

A meeting especially to do a village development plans, resource mapping was organized for  Panchayat council and grama sabha members in Ramanathapuram District . Thozhuvalur Panchayat. 70 people district participated in this meeting. Resource person who experience in doing such process came and explained the whole process.  The participants actively involved and drawn a model …

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District Level Consultations on Strengthening Grama Sabha

District Level Consultations on Strengthening Grama Sabha organized in 5 Districts are Kancheepuram, Nagapattinam, Ramanathapuram, Villupuram & Thiruvanamalai. Around 350 Grama Sabha member of different blocks and village panchayats participated in these meetings.  The participants include women and dalits.  The importance of Grama Sabha problems in convening the Grama Sabha and need to overcome them, …

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