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area for small childrenChildren’s park 2000 0.2Neighbourhoodplayground1000 0.2Neighbourhood park 5000 0.8 Playground apparatus areas,landscaped areas, multiple-usepaved areasDistrict park 25,000 5.0 Facilities of neighbourhood park,tennis courts, football and lightingfor evening use, community center / recreation buildings and swimmingpoolRegional park 1,00,000 40.0 Water resource, camping, naturestudy picnickingDescribe the salient features of 73
constitutional amendment act of India, and its role inempowering grass root level organizations
There shall be constituted in every state panchayats at avillage, intermediate anddistrict level
To have proper representation of population in all areas, the ratio between thepopulation of a territorial area of a panchayat and the number of seats, which arefilled by election, shall be same throughout the state
Normally duration of panchayat is five years
The legislature of a state may endow the panchayat with such powers to enablethem to function as institutions of self government, subject to conditions, withrespect to prepaation and implementation of plans for economic development andsocial justice
Panchayats may be given powers to impose taxes, duties, tolls and fees subject tolimits
A finance commission may be constituted to review financial position of thepanchayatExplain the differences between formal and functional regionsA
is geographical area which is uniform or homogeneous in terms of selected criteria. A formal region can be further defined as natural or economic formalregion depending upon the criteria used. A
Natural formal region
is a formal regionbased on the criteria of topography, climate or vegetation. Criteria used arepredominantly physical, linked with the concept of geographical determinism.
Economic formal regions
are generally based on types of industry or agriculture ( such as coalmining region, tea plantation region ) although there are obvious physical undertones
is a geographical area, which displays certain functional coherence,inter-dependence, of parts, when defined on the basis of certain criteria. It is sometimesreferred to as a nodal or polarized region and is composed of heterogeneous units, such ascities, towns and villages, which are functionally inter-related.