Local Govt

Consider the following statements:

  • 1. The Panchayati Raj is a four-tier system of administration
  • 2. Under the Panchayati Raj System, Panchayat Samiti is the first-tier of administration

Which of the above statements is/are correct

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2


Panchayati Raj is 3-tier system consists of Village-level Panchayats, Block-level Panchayats (Panchayat Samiti) and District-level Panchayats (Zilla Parishad).

Gram Panchayat is the first-tier of administration. Then comes the Panchayat Samiti.

The correct option is D.