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The Directorate of Rural Development was established in 1983 with the view to have effective supervision, monitoring, and implementation of the schemes of poverty alleviation & other Rural Development Programmes in the Union Territory.

Consequent upon the formulation of the 73rd constitutional amendment and the introduction of the three tier Panchayati Raj set up in this UT, the Directorate of Panchayat was established in 1994 with the view to be the Nodal Department for ... read more