What are the Sources of Income of Zila Parishad?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The Sources of Income of Zila Parishad are revenue from taxes, market fees, license fees, land revenue, property revenue, and grants from the government. The Panchayat activities in development, such as minor irrigation works, village industries, vocational and industrial schools, public health, and sanitation, are coordinated by the official body Zila Parishad.

Sources of Income of Zila Parishad

The third level of the Panchayati Raj system, known variously as the Zila Panchayat, District Development Council, Mandal Parishad, or District Panchayat, operates at the district levels in every state. There are various sources of revenue for the Zila Parishad as mentioned below:

  • Income from taxes collected by Zila Parishad, license fees, and market fees
  • The share of the Zila Parishad is given from the land revenue
  • Income from various Zila Parishad properties
  • Grants from State and Central Governments
  • Funds are allocated by the state for development activities.

Functions of the Zila Parishad

Zila Parishad provides advice to the State Government on issues pertaining to the Gram Panchayats and Panchayat Samitis it oversees as well as the needs of the local rural population.

  • It is in charge of regulating Panchayat operations. It looks at the Panchayat Samiti’s budget projections for some states, including Punjab, Assam, and Bihar.
  • It operates by coordinating the shared initiatives of the villages under its control through various standing committees.


What are the Sources of Income of Zila Parishad?

The sources of income of Zila Parishad are income from market fees and license fees, taxes, income from properties, land revenue, and grants from the government. Zilla Parishad is called by many names in various states, such as District Development Council, Zilla Parishad, and Mohkuma Parishad.

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