Zilla 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
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 Parishad.