PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY
ALLAHABAD, SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1955
Official Papers : Statement of Cotton Pressed : Vital Statistics; Seizures and Deaths; Crops and Weather
Reports ; Price Current; Notices and Advertisements, ete.
GOVERNMENT OF UTTAR PRADESH
LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT
Dated Luclcnow, May 19. 1955
[Review on the Working of District Boards in Uttar
Pradesh during the year 1953-54]
(I) Dia*rirt Magistrates' Reviews on tba working of District,
Boarda during tho year 19B3-54-
(21 Ainu^l RjparL on tha working of the Looal Fund Audit
Department, TJttftr Pradeah, for the yoar 1963-54.
Constitution—There was no increase in the number
of District Boards in the State, and the 40 District
Boards, one in each District of the State excepting
Rampur and Tehri-Garhwal, and the Sub-District
Board, Bhadohi in district Banaras, functioned as
in the previous year. The District Board, Mirzapur,
which was superseded during the year 1952-53,
remained under supersession.
2. The districts of Rarnjinr and Tehri-Garhwal,
which were created upon the merger of the erstwhile
States, remained without a Board, but the Local Self-
Qovernraent activities were carried out in those dis-
tefcts through District Planning CommitteeB, which
were sanctioned the followiiip: grants by G ov&rnmenfc for
the purpose :
3. The difference of Rs.l 0,000 in the figures
relating to Rampur for the years 1952-53 and 1953-
64 was due to the inclusion in the Local Self-Govern-
ment Budget for 1952-.r>3 of a corresponding provision
made in the Education budget in 1953-54 on account
of primary schools.
•i. The vacancies in the office of the President
in the two Boards of Btah and Hamirpur remained
unf Jled, because of a stay order passed by the High
Court in respect of the vacancy in the District
Board, Etah and for administrative reasons, in the
District Board, Hamirpur. Due to the death of the
President. District Board. Pilibhit, on October 14,
1953, and the resignation of the President, District
Board, Bahraich, two other vacancies occurred during
the year which were, filled through tiye-electdons—the
senior Vice-Presidents having been elected in befe the
eases —held on December 9 and 13, 1953, respectively.
o. There were 51 casualties amongst members
on aorount of death, lesignation and removal.
6. Meetings—In all 463 meetings were held by all
the Boards, as against 476 during the previous year.
Ti.n meetings proved abortive for want of quorum and