the Kerala Panchayat Raj (Procedure for Convening and Conducting the Meeting of Grama Sabha) Rules, 1995.

1. Short title and Commencement—

  1. These rules may be called the Kerala Panchayat Raj (Procedure for Convening and Conducting the Meeting of Grama Sabha) Rules, 1995.
  2.  Thev shall come into force at once.

2. Definitions.—In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,—

  • (a) ‘Act’ means the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 (13 of 1994);
  • (b) 'Section' means a section of the Act;
  • (c) Words and expressions, used but not defined in these rules. but defined in the Act shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.

3. Other functions to be performed by Grama Sabha.—The Grama Sabha shall perform the following functions also, namely:—

  • (i) to provide assistance necessary to carry out fully the functions to be performed by the Village Panchayat as per the third schedule and other provisions of the Act.
  • (ii) to comply with the directions issued by the Government and the Village Panchayat from time to time.

4. Date and time for the meeting, of Grama Sabha.—The President of the, Village Panchayat shall, in consultation with the Convenor of the Grama Sabha concerned, fix the date and time between 8 am. and 6 pm. and the Secretary pf the Village Panchayat concerned shall publish the place, dateand time of the meeting, so fixed, by affixing notice in appropriate public places, Government offices, schools in the area of the Grama Sabha and in the office of the Village Panchayat: The Convenor concerned shall try to inform

the members of the Grama Sabha the place, date and time of the meeting and cause them to attend the meeting.

 

 

.5. Matters to be discussed in the meeting.—(l) The Secretary of the Village Panchayat shall, in consultation with the President, prepare, an agenda Incorporating the matters to be discussed in the meeting of .the Grama Sabha

and the Chairman shall read over this in the beginning of the meeting of the

Grama Sabha.

(2) The proceedings of the meeting, the views of the members and the recommendations and suggestions shall be recorded by the officer employee entrusted with the duty by the President and the resolutions on majority basis shall be communicated to the Village Panchayat. e Secretary of the Village Panchayat shall, within a .week of receipt of the , resolutions containing such recommendations or suggestions of the Grama Sabha, to the Block Panchayat or District Panchayat, forward the same to the Block Panchayat or District Panchayat concerned for their consideration.

 

 

By order of the Governor,

K. MOHANDAS,

Secretary to Government.

Explanatory Note

(This does not form part of the notification, but is intended to indicate its general purpose.)

 

As per sub-section (8) (g) of section 3 of the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 3994 (13 of 1994), the other Junctions of the Grama Sabha and as per sub section (9), the. procedure for converting and conducting the meeting of the Grama Sabha are to be prescribed. This Notification is to achieve the said purpose.