Zilla Panchayat

Zilla Panchayath Administration:

The Zilla Panchayath is headed by the Adyaksha and assisted by the Upadyaksha, a team of 19 ZP elected members, and MLAs, MLCs and MPs who are ex-officio members of ZP.   All  elected members who take decisions regarding the financial, social and developmental matters of the whole district.

There are 5 sub-committees: 

  1. Planning, Finance and Audit sub-committee headed by the ZP Adyaksha
  2. General Standing sub-committee headed by ZP Upadyaksha
  3. Education and Health sub-committee
  4. Agriculture and Industry sub-committee
  5. Social Justice sub-committee

The executing authority is the Chief Executive Officer appointed by the Government.

The Chief Executive Officer is assisted by

  1. The Deputy Secretary
  2. The Chief Planning Officer
  3. The Chief Accounts Officer
  4. Project Director


Role of Administrative section : 

  1. Supervision of the administrative work of all departments coming under Zilla Panchayath and Zilla Panchayath office
  2. Administrative and general supervision of Zilla Panchayath activities
  3. Deputy Secretary works as Secretary of 2 standing sub-committees

Role of Development section : 

  1. Deals with all correspondence for RDPR programs and sends reports for RDPR schemes
  2. Implements rural drinking water supply
  3. Implements NREGA and SBM central scheme

Role of Planning Section:

The Chief Planning Officer heads the Planning Section and Council Section. This section 

  1. Compiles the requirements of the plan amounts of Grama Panchayath, Taluk Panchayath and the Zilla Panchayath
  2. Prepares the perspective plan of the Grama Panchayath,Taluk Panchayath and the Zilla Panchayath
  3. Distributes the plan schemes grants released from the government to Zilla Panchayath among Zilla Panchayath, Taluk Panchayath and Grama Panchayath
  4. Monitors the progress of implementation of plan schemes
  5. Prepares Taluk Panchayath Grama Panchayath and Zilla Panchayath annual developmental plan
  6. Prepares the draft plan for Zilla Panchayath and urban local bodies for submission to the Finance Committee and general body meeting.
  7. Prepares the MMR for each Plan schemes
  8. Prepares the notes for monthly and quarterly KDP meetings
  9. Prepares the notes for review meeting of District-in-charge
  10. Prepares the guidelines, allotment and physical targets of the action plan
  11. Monitors the implementation of all housing schemes in the rural areas of the district
  12. Feeding and monitoring grama panchayati samanya mahiti
  13. Prepares the notes for District Planning Committee meeting
  14. District Planning Committee – Election

Role of Counsel section : 

  1. Preparation of agenda for the Zilla Panchayath general body meetings and special meetings
  2. Answer the questions of the ZP members
  3. Issue meeting notices
  4. Record meeting proceedings
  5. Take follow-up action on whatever points were taken up at the meetings
  6. Zilla Panchayath Sub – Committee Election

Role of the Accounts Section : 

  1. The Chief Accounts Officer is the financial head.
  2. The section prepares the budget of Zilla Panchayath
  3. Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual accounts
  4. Advises the CEO regarding financial transactions
  5. Monitors the repayment of loans, interest on loans from other departments
  6. Internal audit of Taluk Panchayath, Grama Panchayath and Zilla Panchayath
  7. Releases the amount from Zilla Panchayath to various implementing officers
  8. Chief Accounts Officer work as secretery of finance and audit sub – committee

  Role of Project Director Section : 

  1. Implements SGSY, Rajiv Gandhi drinking water scheme, Swacha grama and Ruraban schemes
  2. Implements NRLM Scheme
Zilla Panchayat Officers  Mobile / Office Numbers
SL.NO Name Designation Contact Number Mobile Number

Sri Bharath  S

Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Panchayath Gadag 08372-234375 9480865000
2 Kallesh B Deputy Secretary  Zilla Panchayath Gadag  08372-230212 9480865003
3 C R Mundaragi Project Director, D.R.D.A. Zilla Panchayath Gadag 08372-234452 9480865002
4 Prashanth J C Chief Accounts Officer,  Zilla Panchayath Gadag 08372-234376 9480865009
5 Vgeesh Shivacharya S M Chief Planning Officer, Zilla Panchayath Gadag 08372-234957 9480865004
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