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The State of Panchayat - Haryana

Haryana State came into existence on 1st November, 1966 and the Punjab Gram Panchayat Act, 1952 was made applicable to the PRIs in Haryana. Pursuant to the 73rd Constitutional amendment in 1992, the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 was framed which came into force w.e.f. April 22, 1994. Thereafter Haryana Panchayati Raj Election Rule, 1994 were formulated on 24th August, 1994 followed by Haryana Panchayati Rule, 1995, notified on 16th February1995. Subsequently the Haryana Panchayati Raj Finance Budget/ Accounts/ Audit/ Taxation and works rule 1996 were also notified on 14th August, 1996. Under the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act 1994, the Panchayati Raj Institutions have been entrusted with duties & functions related to all the 29 subjects listed in Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution.

Administrative Division of Haryana:

Divisions 4
Districts 22
Blocks 140
Zila Parishads 21
Panchayat Samitis 126
Gram Panchayats 6204
No. of Villages 6754

Districtwise Total no. of Gram Panchayats:

Sr. No. Name of District No. of Panchayats
1 Ambala 408
2 Bhiwani 304
3 Charkhi Dadri 166
4 Faridabad 116
5 Fatehabad 257
6 Gurgaon 203
7 Hisar 308
8 Jind 301
9 Jhajjar 250
10 Kaithal 277
11 Karnal 382
12 Kurukshetra 394
13 Mahendergarh 346
14 Mewat (Nuh) 317
15 Palwal 260
16 Panchkula 128
17 Panipat 175
18 Rewari 358
19 Rohtak 139
20 Sonipat 304
21 Sirsa 338
22 Yamuna Nagar 473
  Total 6204