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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

PESA – A Potent Weapon Against Naxals (Maoists) In India

PESA, short for Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, is the most important law meant for the Adivasis (natives of India) that can radically change the socio-political landscape of...

Non-Implementation of the PESA Act

After the 73rd amendment, the Government also enacted the Panchayat (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act in 1996 (or simply the PESA Act, 1996). It mainly aims to protect the tribal population...

No PES No Paisa for the Tribals of India.

PESA Act of 1996 [Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996] is the most important piece of legislation for the tribal areas of India. Yet, its implementation has remained only on paper....

Tribal People in India: Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Areas and Tribal Self-Rule Exclusion and Marginalization of Tribal People

There are two principal colonial causes of tribal disaffection and their exploitation — the failure to recognize community propriety rights over land of tribal communities in the Indian...

Planning Planning

Inter-agency Coordination: A Forester’s Perspective

Inter-agency Coordination: A Forester’s Perspective
Dr. Vinay Sinha, Nagpur, Retired PCCF, Maharashtra

Development Challenges in Extremist Affected Areas

The report presents recommendations of an Expert Group, constituted in May 2006 by the Planning Commission to deal with development issues, the causes of discontent, unrest and extremism in the...

Impacts of the Provisions of PESA Act, 1996 towards Tribal Development in MadhyaPradesh

The document is a report on the study conducted in Mandla and Dindori districts of Madhya Pradesh. The study was carried out by Society for Resource Integration & Development Action (SRIDA) and...

Land and Governance under the Fifth Schedule – An Overview of the Law

The Report is an attempt to bring together the various legislative protections available to tribal communities pertaining to land and governance in the Scheduled Areas and the role of different...

Assessment of implementation of tribal sub-plan in Andhra Pradesh

This paper examines the evolution of tribal development policy and the Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) Strategy in the State of Andhra Pradesh (erstwhile United Andhra
Pradesh), and attempts to focus on...
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Capacity Building Capacity Building

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,...

Myrada’s capacity building intervention : creating social capital in the communities in Southern India

Capacity building is a recent concept that emerged in the lexicon of international development and is included in the programmes of most international organisations that work in development....

Management of school education: role of Panchayati Raj Institutions.

This paper considers how Panchayati Raj Institutions manage elementary education in coordination with the Education Department in Madhya Pradesh. It is
based on a field study on Recent Trends...

Building capacities of rural women artisans: case studies of women empowerment from Thar Desert of western Rajasthan.

The terrain of the desert of Rajasthan in India is harsh, arid and tough with shifting sand dunes, sparse population, extreme temperatures, and stunted vegetation. The Thar thus makes the lives of...

Hamara Gaon Hamara Raj: A Booklet on Tribal Self Rule Law in Madhya Pradesh

This is a booklet on Tribal Self Rule Law in Madhya Pradesh. It discusses about powers and provision of Gram Sabha and Panchayat at the appropriate level. It further discusses the reservation of...

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

Securing Rights of Women Farmers: Developing a road map for action

Women farmers comprise approximately 65 per cent of the agricultural workforce in India. However, gender-specific barriers do not allow women farmers equal economic rights and opportunity, and they...

Impacts of the Provisions of PESA Act, 1996 towards Tribal Development in MadhyaPradesh

The document is a report on the study conducted in Mandla and Dindori districts of Madhya Pradesh. The study was carried out by Society for Resource Integration & Development Action (SRIDA) and...

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....

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.
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