What is Zilla Parishad?

Zilla Parishad is a local government body at the district level in India. It looks after the administration of the rural area of the district and its office is located at the district headquarters. The Hindi word Parishad means Council and Zilla Parishad translates to District Council.


Members of the Zilla Parishad are elected from the district on the basis of adult franchise for a term of five years. There are seats reserved for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward classes and women. The Chairmen of all the Panchayat Samiti form the members of Zilla Parishad. The Member of Parliament, Member of Legislative Assembly elected from the district form the members of Zilla Parishad. The Parishad is headed by a Sabhadhipati and a Sahakari-Sabhadhipati. The Zilla Parishad consists of 10 (ten) Sthayee Samiti (Standing Committee). The Sthayee Samiti is headed by Karmadhyaksha. The leader of opposition is nominated as Adhyaksha. There is also Upadhyaksha.

Administrative Structure

The Executive Officer (EO), who is the District Magistrate, heads the administrative machinery of the Zilla Parishad. The EO supervises the divisions of the Parishad and executes its development schemes.

What We Do?

Zilla Parishad is the key institution to implement rural development schemes in grass root level.

Ssocial Developement

(i) Making Social Services like health and education including universalisation of Primary Education accessible to people residing in rural areas.
(ii)Lowering gap between land rich and landless people due to land reforms.
(iii)Augmenting livelihood opportunities for the rural population through various Central / State sponsored schemes.
(iv)Providing social security and safety nets to the disadvantaged and socially excluded.
(v)Improvement of women and children through various schemes.

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Rural Livelihood

(i)Generation of self and wage employment for below poverty line (BPL) families.
(ii)Improving the social and physical infrastructure in the rural area.
(iii)Improvement in animal resources to help poor rural people.
(iv)To provide food security through Annapurna and Antodaya Food Programme.

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Rural Infrastructure

(i)Improvement in the field of power and cottage industries in rural areas.
(ii)Improvement of rural roads and connecting roads.
(iii)To create facilities in agriculture and allied sectors in rural employment potential.

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(i)To create facilities in agriculture and allied sectors in rural employment potential.

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Our Recent Works

Few glimpses of our recent achievement in Social, Employmnet Generation, Infrastructure development activities.

House For Everyone

We have provided more than 22 thousand houses during 2016-17 and during 2017-18 it is more than 41 thousad houses for the beneficiaries selected through SECC 2011. Read More...

Nirmal Birbhum

Target date for declaration of ODF status by January-2018.

Road for every village

Building All-Weather, C.C. road using fund of PMGSY, RIDF, PUP, JAP, etc. for connecting every corner of the district with high ways.

Bridge over Rivers

Constructing river bridges, culvert, check dam, etc.

Rural Employment

Providing employment for the rural people through MGNREGA.

Social Responsibilities

Bridging critical gap in Child Health, Dispensary, etc.

MIS for Rural Development Schemes

Different Govt. MIS are used to minitor the activities of different Rural Development Schemes implemented through PRI bodies.


This software is used to monitor the activities related to implementation of PMAY-G scheme.

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This software is used to monitor the activiteis related to Mission Nirmal Bangla.

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This software is used for monitoring the activities related to PMGSY.

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This software is used to manage the e-Tendering System.

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Tender System

All tender valued more than 5 Lakh is being done throught e-Tendering system, https://wbtenders.gov.in

e-Tender Website

This software is used to manage the e-Tendering System.

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Keep in touch with us

Unnyaner Pothey, Manusher Sathey
Birbhum Zilla Parishad.

Birbhum Zilla Parishad
Suri, Dist - Birbhum, PIN - 731101


(03462)-255712/255713, Fax (03462)-257003/ 257327

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