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Devolution Devolution

Tribais and their Participation in Panchayati Raj A Case Study of Ranchi

The village panchayat is firmly entrenched in Indian tradition continued to exist till the beginning of the 19th century in an effective way. Even when it disappeared the tradition lingered. With...

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...

Provisions of PESA Act,1996

This Act is part of the part IX of the Constitution relating to Panchayats extending to the 5th Scheduled Areas. The Act deals with the roles, responsibilities, power and authority of Gram Sabha or...

Training Manual on the PESA Act, 1996.

It is a training manual prepared by the NIRD&PR. It provides details regarding target groups, training sessions to be conducted, plan of the sessions and training methodology.

State Legislation on Scheduled Areas

The Report consisting of seven chapters which provides the following state respective acts. The Provisions of the Panchayats. (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, Andhra Pradesh Act,...
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e-Governance e-Governance

PESA, Left-Wing Extremism and Governance: Concerns and Challenges in India’s Tribal Districts

This document is a report on functioning of PESA Act, 1996, which governs areas in nine states covered under the 5th Schedule of the Indian Constitution. The report prepared by Institute of Rural...

General General

Status GPDP in PESA Areas in Chattisgarh State

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Status GPDP in PESA Areas in Chattisgarh State by Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Rajasthan at People’s Plan Campaign for...

Status of GPDP – Rajasthan

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Status of GPDP – Rajasthan by Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Rajasthan at People’s Plan Campaign for Gram...

Gram Panchayat Development Plan in Jharkhand State

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Gram Panchayat Development Plan by Richa Chaudhary, State consultant, Jharkhand at People’s Plan Campaign for Gram Panchayat Development Plan (Sabki...

PESA in Andhra Pradesh

The PowerPoint presentation explains about PESA in Andhra Pradesh by TRIBAL WELFARE & PR&RD, Government of AP at People’s Plan Campaign for Gram Panchayat Development Plan (Sabki Yojana...

Planning Planning

Towards community conservation, Mendha-Lekha village

In the late 1970s the Indian government proposed an ambitious hydroelectric project in the
adjoining state of Madhya Pradesh. For the poor tribals of the region, the project not only meant

Brief Note on Implementation of PESA (PANCHAYAT EXTENSION TO SCHEDULED AREAS) ACT, 1996

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Brief Note on Implementation of PESA (PANCHAYAT EXTENSION TO SCHEDULED AREAS) ACT, 1996 and Status of amendments to PRI Acts & subject Laws compliant...

Status GPDP in PESA Areas in Chattisgarh State

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Status GPDP in PESA Areas in Chattisgarh State by Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Rajasthan at People’s Plan Campaign for...

Status of GPDP – Rajasthan

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Status of GPDP – Rajasthan by Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Rajasthan at People’s Plan Campaign for Gram...

Awards & Best Practices Awards & Best Practices

Participatory Forest Management in Mendha Lekha, India

This case study looks at ways to qualify the benefits from traditional participatory forest management as practiced in the small tribal village of Mendha Lekha, Maharshtra.

Protected area governance, effectiveness and management, Mendha-Lekha village

After many discussions in the village, it was decided that the key decision-making institution for self-governance and management of surrounding forests in Mendha would be the Gram Sabha (GS) or...

Capacity Building Capacity Building

Towards Self-rule and Forest conservation in Mendha-Lekha Village, Gadchiroli

Mendha village is a perfect example of what a socially unprivileged but strongly united, and motivated community can achieve following the path of non violence (ahimsa), learning to be informed...

Forest-Based Bamboo Trade in Mendha Lekha and Jamguda

This paper documents two different models that can be adopted by tribal villages for forest-based bamboo trade under the ambit of the FRA, 2006.

Brief Note on Implementation of PESA (PANCHAYAT EXTENSION TO SCHEDULED AREAS) ACT, 1996

The PowerPoint presentation explains about Brief Note on Implementation of PESA (PANCHAYAT EXTENSION TO SCHEDULED AREAS) ACT, 1996 and Status of amendments to PRI Acts & subject Laws compliant...
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Gender Issues Gender Issues

The Impacts of Land Dispossession on Indigenous Women

Indigenous women in Cambodia, Indonesia and India were targeted for this project because massive land alienation and land concession projects are taking place in the name of development, which are...

Women, Land and Agriculture in Rural India

Despite the increasing role women play in agriculture, there continues to be gender differentials in the agricultural sector at all levels of the value chain. Given the paucity of data on women’s...

Forest Works Manual and Schedule of Rates for Forestry Related Works in Uttarakhand

The manual on forestry related activities for Uttarakhand prepared by the Forest Research Institute, Dehradun with the support of Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi. It is a...

Tribal Self-Rule Law-Implications of Panchayat Laws in Scheduled Areas of Jharkhand

It is a report on implications of Panchayat laws in scheduled areas of Jharkhand prepared by PRIA. It elaborates on the implications of Jharkhand Panchayat Raj Adhiniyam, 2001 in scheduled areas....

Freedom within the Law -The Search for Adivasi Autonomy

This research paper discusses about identity of adivasis and status of adivasis from past to present and the provisions of PESA Act, 1996. The article elaborates on the status of adivasi in PESA...
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Human Resources Human Resources

Towards Self-rule and Forest conservation in Mendha-Lekha Village, Gadchiroli

Mendha village is a perfect example of what a socially unprivileged but strongly united, and motivated community can achieve following the path of non violence (ahimsa), learning to be informed...

Forest-Based Bamboo Trade in Mendha Lekha and Jamguda

This paper documents two different models that can be adopted by tribal villages for forest-based bamboo trade under the ambit of the FRA, 2006.

Towards community conservation, Mendha-Lekha village

In the late 1970s the Indian government proposed an ambitious hydroelectric project in the
adjoining state of Madhya Pradesh. For the poor tribals of the region, the project not only meant