Parishad is at the apex of 3-tier Panchayati
raaj. Thus it acts as the friend, philosopher and guide of 29 Panchayat Samitis and 310 Gram Panchayats
in the District.
South 24 Parganas is
not only the biggest district of the state but also a unique combination of
highly urban areas adjoining the Kolkata metropolitan city, semi-urban
compositions, vast rural fields also spread over in 13 Sundarban Panchayat
Samitis with striking diversities in religious, social and economic
background, and therefore, posing a great challenge for the Zilla Parishad
towards human and infra-structural development, with some degree of
uniformity and consideration of backwardness and felt need, it has to strive
This website has been developed to communicate
information on various responsibilities to be discharged and various
functions to be undertaken or achieved from time to time by the Zilla Parishad.
People in general and Panchayat functionaries and members in particular may
also obtain status report in respect of the major activities of Zilla