Zila Parishad Ludhiana was constituted under the Punjab Panchayat Samities &Zila Parishad Act,1961. Now replaced by Punjab Panchayati Raj Act 1994.
Constitution (Seventy-third Amendment ) Act,1992 came into force with effect from 24th April, 1993 and also to the relevant provisions of the Panchayati Raj Act.
The Punjab Panchayati Raj Act,1994 was enacted with the avowed object to establish a three tier Panchayati Raj System in the state of Punjab with elected bodies at the Village ,Block and District level, in keeping with the provisions of the constitution(Seventy-third Amendment) Act,1992 for greater participation of the people and more effective implementation of Rural Development and panchayati Raj System. Panchayat is an elected body and the elected members of this body should be given free hand to conduct their own business as per the objects of the act. This would be in consonance with the directive principles enshrined in the Constitution of India under Article 40. The power of the elected bodies under the Statute cannot be encroached upon by any authority except in accordance with the procedure established in the Act. These elected bodies should not be restrained or stopped from discharging their duties by passing order which are without jurisdiction, illegal and unsustainable in law.
Functions of Zila Parishad Ludhiana
As per the Punjab Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 & including maintenance of Zila Parishad properties & executing of state & Centrally Sponsored development Schemes.
Detail of Zila Parishad Ludhiana properties is as below.
- A. Booth Guru Tegh Bahadur Market Clock TowerLudhiana (31- booth)
B. Shops, Guru Tegh Bahadar Market, Ludhiana, (66-Shops)
C. Hall Guru Tegh Bahadur Market , Ludhiana, Ludhiana
D. Parking Guru Tegh Bahadar Market Ludhiana 2000-square yards
- A. Shop book market 23-shop
B. Car parking book market 3382- square yards
- C. Vacant place, Deep Nagar 2447- square yard
- A. Multistory Hall Office Zilla Parishad 4-Hall
B. Shop Office Zilla Parishad 1-Shop
C. Vacant place Office Zilla Parishad 1900-square yards
- Roads ( 242 kms)
- A. Agriculture Land , Ikolaha village, Khanna 40 Kannal 12 Marla
B. Agriculture Land Village Faizgarh / Bija Khanna 3 Kannal 16 Marla
Below Dispensary run under the control of Zila Parishad. Ludhiana
There are 109 Rural Medical Dispensary .
There are 21 Veterinary Dispensary .