Impact of the Constitution (74th Amendment) Act on the working of Urban Local Bodies. Volume I

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The objective of the study are as follows:

  1. Review the current state of implementation of various mandatory and discretionary provisions of the Constitution (74th Amendment) Act;
  2. Number of urban local bodies (ULBs) in each State along with their names;
  3. Number of councilors number of women councilors, number of councilors belonging to Scheduled caste (SC) , Scheduled Tribe(ST), Backward Classes (BC).
  4. Number of SC/ST chairpersons;
  5. Level of devolution of functional and financial powers to ULBs;
  6. Compilation of functional powers with reference to functions given in the 12th Schedule and other functions not included in the 12th Schedule (separate for Municipal Councils and Municipal Corporation);
  7. Compilation of financial powers devolved upon ULBs (separate for Municipal Councils and Municipal Corporation);
  8. Examine the functioning of wards communities; their composition and functions;
  9. Examine the constitution and functioning of the State Finance Commissions  and compilation of recommendations of first SFC and second SFC,acceptance and implementation by the State;Governments;
  10. Examine the functioning of District Planning Committees and Metropolitan Planning Committees along with their functions and composition;
  11. Identify the areas for further reforms and improvement.

List of tables with the subtitles – 



1.1 Institution-wise States Covered in this Study - Sl.No. , Name of Institution, Name of states Covered.
1.2 Items on which data have been collected by the Four Institutions for this Study - Sl.No., State/UT, No. of ULBs & Name of ULBs , No.of councilors - women, SC,ST,BC , No. of chairpersons – SC, ST , Compilation of Functional powers/status of 18 functions ,  Compilation of Financial Powers , Ward Committees , SFCs DPCs and MPCs , Reforms . 
2.1 State-wise Data on Number of Urban Local Bodies in India - Sl.No., State/UT, Number of Urban Local Bodies - Municipal Corporation , Municipal Council , Nagar Panchayat,  Total. 
2.2 State-wise Data on Number of Councilors,  Number of Women Councilors, Number of Councilors Belong to SC/ST/BC category - Sl.No., State/UT, Number of Councilors – All Municipal Corporation ,All Municipal Council ,All Nagar Panchayat,
2.3 State-wise Data on Number of SC/ST Chairpersons - Sl.No., State/UT, Number of Chairpersons. (SC/ST/Total).
2.4 Method of Electing Mayor, Chairperson and Councilor in ULBs -Sl.No. State/UT, Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council.
2.5 Elections to Municipalities in India - Sl.No. State/UT, Year in which last elections held. 
2.6 Status on Implementation of 18 Functions Listed in the twelfth Schedule - Function, Assam, Tripura, West Bengal.
2.7 Taxes and Non taxes to be levied by Municipal Corporations as per the Municipal Acts - Bihar, Utter Pradesh, West Bengal (Calcutta municipal Corporation).
2.8 Taxes and Non taxes to be levied by Municipal Council as per the Municipal Acts - Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Sikkim, Tripura, Utter Pradesh, West Bengal.
2.9 State-wise Information on Functioning of Ward (s) Committees in India - Sl.No. State/UT, Number of WCs, Composition of WCs , Functions of WCs.
2.1 State-wise Information on Status of State Finance Committees in India - Sl.No. State/UT, First SFC-Date of Constitution, Date of Submission of Report, Second SFC - Date of Constitution, Date of Submission of Report, Status of Action taken reports- First, Second.
2.11 Number of Key First and Second SFC Recommendations by States - Sl.No. State, First Recommendation – Total , For ULBs/urban areas ,For PRI/rural areas , Common for ULBs/PRIs/State Govt. ,  Second SFC Recommendations - Total , For ULBs/urban areas ,For PRI/rural areas , Common for ULBs/PRIs/State Govt. 
2.12 Status of Action taken on Key First and Second SFC Recommendations - Sl.No. State, Status of First SFC Recommendations, Status of Second SFC Recommendations.
2.13 Key Recommendations and Action Taken - Sl.No. State, Actions Taken on Key Recommendations and status of recommendation.
2.14 State wise Information on Functioning of District Planning Committees in India - Sl.No. State/UT, Number of DPCs, Composition of DPCs.
2.15 State-wise Information on Functioning of Metropolitan Planning Committees - Sl.No. State/UT, Number of MPCs, Composition of MPCs.
2.16 Area for further reforms and improvement - Sl.No. State/UT, Name of State/UT, Areas.
3.1 tate - wise Compliance of the 74th Amendment Act Provisions - Sl.No. State/UT, Constitution of ULBs, Reservation of seats , Regular conduct of elections , Constitution of WCs , Constitution of DPCs, Constitution of MPCs, Constitution of SFCs.

Volume II – Annexure

  1. Name of urban local bodies – Sl. No. , Name of ULBs, Total nos. of the ward, and urban population as per the census 2001, Number of BPL families,   No. of BPL population.  
  2. Functions/ duties of urban local bodies.
  3. Status on implementation of 18 functions listed in the twelfth schedule.
  4. Financial powers of urban local bodies.
  5. Legislative provision of key first and second SFC.
  6. Compilation of key first and second SFC recommendations.
  7. Legislative provisions for constitutions of  DPCs and MPCs.
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