ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN THE PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT, IN RURAL KARNATAKA

Dr. Ganesh Hegde

Abstract


This paper deal with Role of Local  Government in the protection of environment The local  Government is a type of democratic decentralization where the cooperation of even the grass root level of the society is ensured during administration In the recent years local government and non-government organisations has been a subject of extraordinary arrangement of social research and assessment with regards to improvement being looked through a procedure of decentralization of political power at the grass root level. After the enactment of 73rd and 74th Amendments to the Constitution it appropriate to deliberate on the barriers and the way forward in shaping up effective environmental governance at the local level involving the Panchayat Raj Institutions. The Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act 1993,  was passed  and established a three tier elected structure- Zilla Panchayat (district level) Taluka Panchayat (block level) and Gram Panchayat (village level) Among the 29 subjects mentioned in the Eleventh Schedule, land improvement, land consolidation, soil conservation, water management, social forestry, minor forest produce, non-conventional energy sources, sanitation, and maintenance of assets, are subjects related to environmental management. Among different levels of environmental administration, the most effective is the local level for efficient management and utilization of natural resources. After the enactment of 73rd and 74th Amendments to the Constitution it appropriate to deliberate on the barriers and the way forward in shaping up effective environmental governance at the local level involving the Panchayat Raj Institutions. This research paper has been made in a analytical and descriptive method by analysing secondary data.

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Environment, Local Government, Duties. Panchayats

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