|Chief Executive Officer
The Political Structure of Zilla Panchayat comprises
of President, Vice president and elected members. The total strength of
the Zilla Panchayat is 34. The election to the Zilla Panchayat was held
on 31.12.2010 and has elected 34 new members. The term of Zilla Panchayat
is 5 years.
The role of these members is to create and improvement
of the infrastructural facilities such as roads, bridges, drinking water
facilities, dispensaries, vet. hospitals, schools etc. Regular meetings
are conducted to identify problems faced in the district with specific
focus on action to be taken to address and resolve the problems, development
schemes necessary for implementation. The meeting resolutions are then
passed on to the CEO of ZP who in turn plans and executes the development
Davangere Zilla Panchayath is constituted of the following
- 34 members are elected from geographically demarcated constituencies
from within the rural areas of the district.
- All the Members of Parliament of the district (1)
- The State Legislative Assembly (10) & the State Legislative Council
The ZP President (Adyaksha) is elected directly from the members
of the zilla panchayat. The Adhyaksha is the executive head of the zilla
panchayat and chairs all the meetings of the zilla panchayat.
The Vice president (Upadhyaksha) is elected directly from the members of the zilla panchayat. The Upadhyaksha is deputy
to the Adhyaksha.