Panchayat, Rural Housing & Rural Development Department

Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani, Chief Minister
Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani
Hon'ble Chief Minister,
Goverment of Gujarat
Shri Jayantibhai Ramjibhai Kavadiya
Shri Jayantibhai Ramjibhai Kavadiya
Hon'ble State Minister,
Panchayat Dept.
(Independent Charge)
Shri Ranchhodbhai M. Desai
Shri Ranchhodbhai M. Desai
Parliamentary Secretary
(Panchayat)
Shri Raj Gopal, IAS
Shri Raj Gopal
I.A.S.
Principal Secretary,
(Panchayat Dept.)

About Department

On the recommendations of Balwantray Mehta Committee, Gujarat Panchayats Act, 1961 was introduced in the state since 01/04/1963.In order to strengthen the panchayats further in line with the 73rd Amendment Act of the Constitution, Gujarat Panchayats Act, 1993 was implemented with effect from 15/04/1994.

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  • District Panchayats - 33

    Taluka Panchayats - 247

    Gram Panchayats - 14,017

    Villages - 18,584

    Population - 60,383,628

  • Smart Village Scheme
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  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj
  • Official Portal of Gujarat Government
  • OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER,GUJARAT STATE
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  • GSWAN

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