Published on: April 26, 2022

PDO IN KARNATAKA

PDO IN KARNATAKA

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A recent notification by Karnataka government allows Panchayat Development Officers (PDOs) to register marriages

Guarujá BENEFITS OF THE MOVE

  • Help curbing child marriages in rural areas
  • By enabling PDOs to register marriages, births and deaths, a comprehensive database can be maintained at the gram panchayat-level

PANCHAYAT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

WHO – Non-gazetted government employee, the head secretary of the village

FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain Village sanitation
  • Preparing the annual budget of the Panchayat Samiti and submitting the consolidated plan to the Zilla Parishad
  • Execution of such activities and execution of such works given by the government or Zilla Parishad, such as agriculture, land reform, minor irrigation, poverty alleviation program, animal husbandry, etc
  • Child Welfare and Motherhood welfare
  • Establishment, maintenance and caring of common grazing land. A few more works which you will get to know after selection