Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Development of Primary Education

9 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2013

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Lalta Prasad

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Amit Gautam

Deemed Universities of India - Faculty of Education

Date Written: March 14, 2013

Abstract

As far as education is concerned, it is an important instrument for all round development of the people. It is only an instrument which develops the society and nation at large. Education is an important tool of harmonious development of the people such as intellectual, social, economic, spiritual etc. It is only an instrument which develops the sense of humanity and sense of adjustment among the people to have better adjustment between man and environment. Education is an important process of harmonious development of the nation-social, economic, industrial and agricultural. Education trains the people to face the challenges and make their lives better and luxurious etc. It develops the sense of responsibility of citizenship among students and people to understand the importance of education in life. Education is an important weapon which develops the sense of responsibility as citizens towards rural development and management through Panchayatiraj system for maintaining the sustainable development.

As far as Panchayatiraj institutions are concerned, they play very a significant role in development of primary education, health, agricultural developments, women and child development and women participation in local government etc.The Panchayatiraj institutions are important system which play a vital role in rural development and management of all spheres etc. Panchayatiraj institutions are the backbone of village/rural development which inculcate the sense of care of rural development and rural management for sustainable development. The various types of programmes for rural developments such basic primary education, health centres, cottage industries, agriculture development, and agriculture marketing, transportations and others village developments run under Panchayatiraj system/ village developments authority. Panchayatiraj institutions also work for the rural development and protect the environment. Panchayatiraj institutions plays a vital role in development of primary education Education is an important tool which cultivates the sense of responsibility and care among students and people towards rural development, how to develop the rural area and how to sustain the rural development? The sustainable development of rural can be done only in healthy environment and through quality education. Without quality education and healthy environment the sustainable development is impossible.

Indeed, Panchayatiraj institutions can play a vital role in development of primary education and sustaining development of rural area. The primary education is the main instrument/source of all round development of the village people; it develops the various skills among the students to face the challenges of life. It is fact that Pachayatiraj institutions are the main system of village development through primary education, health service, agriculture, road transportation, women and child care and agri-business can be developed. Panchayaitraj institutions are the main source for development of primary education through its shiksha samitis and shiksha mitras and other samitis. The Pachanyatiraj institutions play an important role in implementing the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) successfully. Really, the Panchaytiraj institutions are important instrument which is playing a vital role in eradication of illiteracy and facilitating the primary education at large extent.

Keywords: Panchayatiraj Institutions, sustainable development

JEL Classification: 21

Suggested Citation

Prasad, Lalta and Gautam, Amit, Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Development of Primary Education (March 14, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2233460 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2233460

Lalta Prasad

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Varanasi
Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005
India

Amit Gautam (Contact Author)

Deemed Universities of India - Faculty of Education ( email )

Dayal Bagh Rd
Dayal Bagh Agra, Uttar Prades, 282005
India

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