Panchayat Secretary

Secretary Panchayati Raj

Minimum Bachelors degree in any stream

Not required

The tasks a Panchayat Secretary is expected to perform include:

Performing administrative and executive duties for execution of community development programmes entrusted by village panchayat

Assembling and preparing village people for extension of community work

Organising social welfare programmes and educational and co-operative activities

Imparting guidance to field staff in improvement of rural communications and hygienic conditions

Making arrangements for recovery of taxes and issuing licenses and permits granted by panchayat

Skilled in planning and executing jobs for the welfare of the community

Ability to convince the village panchayat over new development tasks

Skilled in educating the village residents about new developments

Knowledge of the licenses and permits that may be issued by the panchayat

Not applicable





Leadership abilities


It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Offices usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from office to office

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as mental stress, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 7,520 to INR 22,430 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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Government organisations

Cities and towns across India