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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 6
Districts 22
Blocks 142
Zila Parishads 21
Panchayat Samitis 126
Gram Panchayats 6234
No. of Villages 7030

Districtwise Total no. of Gram Panchayats:

Sr. No. Name of District No. of Panchayats
1 Ambala 400
2 Bhiwani 312
3 Charkhi Dadri 167
4 Faridabad 100
5 Fatehabad 260
6 Gurgaon 166
7 Hisar 303
8 Jind 300
9 Jhajjar 247
10 Kaithal 280
11 Karnal 395
12 Kurukshetra 404
13 Mahendergarh 343
14 Mewat (Nuh) 325
15 Palwal 263
16 Panchkula 135
17 Panipat 178
18 Rewari 365
19 Rohtak 142
20 Sonipat 341
21 Sirsa 318
22 Yamuna Nagar 490
  Total 6234