District Panchayat Office

Profile Of The Gram Panchayats In Krishna District:

Krishna District is having 980 Gram Panchayats covering 49 Mandals. 323 Panchayat Secretaries have been working for the 516 Cluster Head Quarter Gram Panchayats.

The main object of the Panchayat Raj Department is to provide civic amenities to the rural public.

Civic amenities:

Sanitation, Drinking Water Supply, Street Lighting and to take up developmental activities in and around the village according to funds availability.

Besides, that this Department is taken up different activities as entrusted by the District Administration and by the Government like distribution of Social Security Pensions, construction of ISLs etc.,

Income sources of the Gram Panchayat :

House Tax, Fishery Leases, Avenues, Market kisties, Aseelu, Layout and building fee, Kabela etc., The Government have been releasing Grants under 14th Finance Commission regularly to the Gram Panchayats to take up developmental activities as per guidelines issued thereunder.

The Panchayat Secretary set up was introduced by the Government in the year 2002 and their job chart was designed vide G.O.Ms.No.295,PR and RD Dt.     2007. The immediate superior officer for the Panchayat Secretary is Extension Officer(PR and RD) and he has to ensure that the administration in the Gram Panchayat is in order and in accordance with Law and provisions.

The next level hierarchy is Divisional Panchayat Officer and then District Panchayat Officer. They will inspect the Gram Panchayats periodically and see that the administration of such Gram Panchayats are in order.

There is every need to augment the resources of the Gram Panchayats to meet the daily needs of sanitation, drinking water supply and street lighting which are mandatory to provide to the general public residing in rural areas.

For this, the Gram Panchayats have to levy Drainage Cess and Lighting cess , advertisement Tax on hoardings erected in the limits of the Gram Panchayats

Contact Details of DPO, Dl.P.O. 
Sl.No. Place Designation Cell No. e-mail IDs
1 Krishna, Machilipatnam
District Panchayat Officer 9849903225 dpo_pr_krsn[at]ap[dot]gov[dot]in

dpo.pr.krsn[at]gmail[dot]com

2 Gudivada Divisional Panchayat Officer 9849903228 dlpogdv01[at]gmail[dot]com
3 Machilipatnam Divisional Panchayat Officer 9866188979 dlpomachilipatnam[at]gmail[dot]com
4 Nuzvid Divisional Panchayat Officer 9849903227 dlponuzvid[at]gmail[dot]com
5 Vijayawada Divisional Panchayat Officer 9849903226 dlpovijayawada[at]gmail[dot]com