Gram Sabha

Gram Sabha has been envisaged as the foundation of the Panchayati Raj system. A village having population not less than 1500 forms Gram Sabha and every adult of the village is member of Gram Sabha

The Gram Sabha is a meeting of all adults who live in the area covered by a Panchayat.Anyone who is 18 years old or more and who has the right to vote is a member of the Gram Sabha.Every village Panchayat is divided into wards ,smaller areas.Each ward elects a representative who is known as the ward member.All the members of the Gram Sabha also elect a sarpanch who is the Panchayat president.The Ward Panchs and the Sarpanch form the Gram Panchayat.The Gram Panchayat is elected for five years.


  1. Gram Sabha authorize to support or to collapse the Gram Panchayat body.
  2. Gram Sabha comprise all the adult voters of the village.
  3. This Gram Sabha can set in number of decisions taken by the Gram Panchayat and help to modify the decisions weekly.
  4. These are various Committees in Villages,
    1. Agriculture
    2. Animal Husbandry
    3. Public Works
    4. Social Welfare and Health
    5. Sanitation