What do you mean by Pesa?

by Sara Albuainain|23 Apr 2021|Government|Legal Issues|30 views
The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 or PESA is a law enacted by the Government of India for ensuring self governance through traditional Gram Sabhas for people living in the Scheduled Areas of India.

So, what is meant by scheduled area?

Scheduled Areas. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scheduled Areas are areas in India with a preponderance of tribal population subject to a special governance mechanism wherein the central government plays a direct role in safeguarding cultural and economic interests of scheduled tribes in the area.

What is 73rd Amendment Act?

73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1993. Abstract: The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act was passed by the Parliament in April1993. The Amendment provided a Constitutional status to the Panchayati Raj Institutions in India through insertion of Article 243 to Part IX of Indian Constitution.

Is Pesa applicable to Schedule 6?

Most of the North eastern states under Sixth Schedule Areas (where autonomous councils exist) are not covered by PESA, as these states have their own Autonomous councils for governance. The nine states with Fifth Schedule areas were: Andhra Pradesh.

What is scheduled area in India?

Scheduled Areas are areas in India with a preponderance of tribal population subject to a special governance mechanism wherein the central government plays a direct role in safeguarding cultural and economic interests of scheduled tribes in the area.

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