The syllabus consists of two themes: (i) The Rural Local Self Government, and (ii) Urban Local Self Government.

Theme 1: Rural Local Self Government

Local-Self Government - meaning

Panchayati Raj System:

  • Panchayats (Features and Functions)

Gram Sabha:

  • Gram Panchayat
  • Nyaya Panchayat

Block Samiti:

  • Composition
  • Functions

Zila Parishads:

  • Composition
  • Functions

Theme 2: Urban Local Self Government

  • Define the term - ‘Metropolitan’

  • Names of major cities - Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai

  • Municipal Corporations

  • Composition

  • Functions (Water Supply, Public health Sanitation, Education, Lighting, Public Security, Public Works, Maternity and Child Welfare)

  • Municipalities