Telangana To Appoint "Person In-Charges" In Place Of Village Heads

A team of senior officials led by state Chief Secretary SK Joshi, briefing Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, made it clear that there is no alternative except appointing "person incharges" in place of the village Sarpanchs

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Telangana To Appoint 'Person In-Charges' In Place Of Village Heads

The number of Gram Panchayats in Telangana has increased to 12,751 (Representational)


Hyderabad: 

The Telangana government would appoint "person in-charges" in place of village heads whose term comes to an end on August 1.

A team of senior officials led by state Chief Secretary SK Joshi, briefing Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, made it clear that there is no alternative except appointing "person in-charges" in place of the village Sarpanchs, a release from the Chief Minister's Office said in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

Though there are demands that outgoing village heads be appointed as "person in-charges", it cannot be done as per law, the officials told Mr Rao, it said.

The officers briefed Mr Rao about the exercise and the reasons for appointing officers as "person in-charges," it said.

With 4,383 new Gram Panchayats coming into existence from August 2 (as per a law made by the state assembly), the number of Gram Panchayats in Telangana has increased to 12,751, according to a separate release.

Talking about new Gram Panchayats coming into existence, Mr Rao said the occasion should be taken as an opportunity to develop the villages tremendously.

Meanwhile, a meeting of the state cabinet would be held on July 27.



Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................