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A Guide for Panchayat Samiti Members
Summary :This document is written for Pachayat Samiti (the middle tier of PRI system) members. After giving background information on the PRI system, self governance in India and Jharkhand, it deals with the formation, structure, and other functional aspects of Panchayat Samiti. These include the process of conducting meetings, quorum for meetings, reservation for women and Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities, provision of no-confidence motion, funds and taxation.
  
A Guide for Zilla Parishad (PS) members
Summary :This document is written for Zilla Parishad (the uppermost tier of PRI system) members. After giving a brief overview of PRI system and self governance in India and Jharkand, it elaborates on formation, structure, and functional aspects of Zilla Parishad, which include the process of conducting meetings, quorum for meetings, functions, formation of Standing Committees, and funds and assets. Along with this, the document also explains various provisions and processes related to the District Planning Committee.
  
A Guide for Empowerment of Gram Sabha (GS)
Summary :Tracing the history of panchayati raj and self governance in India, this document explains various functional aspects of Gram Sabha, which include conducting meetings of Gram Sabha and its committees, quorum for such meetings, Village Fund, the duties, powers and functions of Gram Sabha, decision making and social obligations of the Gram Sabha members.
  
Manual for Integrated District Planning
Summary :The document is a detailed exposition of the essential principles underlying participative district planning and sets out the steps to be taken at the state and national levels to facilitate participative district planning. It also lays down the modalities and sequences of processes for preparation of a participative district plan, along with formats and checklists by which the processes can be documented.
  
Manual for Integrated District Planning (Hindi)
Summary :The document is a detailed exposition of the essential principles underlying participative district planning and sets out the steps to be taken at the state and national levels to facilitate participative district planning. It also lays down the modalities and sequences of processes for preparation of a participative district plan, along with formats and checklists by which the processes can be documented.