Zilla Parishad

The tasks of an Elected Official, Local Bodies is expected to perform include:

Serving in various capacities in policy making and executive branches of local bodies

Taking part in making and amending local laws pertaining to and in respect of matters entrusted to local bodies

Representing interests of electors in local bodies and committees

Needs to be a citizen of India

Should not be less than 21 years of age

Knowledge of constitution of India

Proficient in working under different bodies like Nagar Panchayat, Nagar Parishad, Nagar Palika, etc.

Prior experience in politics

Ability to determine and define government policies

Will be updated

Good communication skills

Calm and composed

Result oriented

Highly motivated and self-driven


Decision-making skills

Problem-solving attitude


It is a desk job

Needs to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual work is not available/applicable

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Offices usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/9 hours everyday. This may vary from state to state

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include mental stress, fatigue, over exertion, etc.

Health hazards may include excessive travelling, etc.

For Sarpanch of minor Gram Panchayats - INR 1,000 per month

For Sarpanch of major Gram Panchayats and Mandal Parishad Presidents (MPPs) - INR 1,500 per month

For Zilla Parishad Chairman - INR 7,500 per month

For Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) members - INR 2,250 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Will be updated

Will be updated

Villages across India