Subject: Social Studies
Our country Nepal is divided into five development region, 14 zones and 75 districts. All of them are a
a political division which is made to develop all part of the country equally. Here, in our country “Village Development Committee is the smallest political system of our country which is created by the joining two or more than two villages to develop the village of our country. In each VDC there are 9 wards.The local body of a country is VDC.
There is the provision of the composition of VDC in Local Self-Government Act 2055 BS . According to this act, there are 13 members altogether in the VDC. One from each Ward a VDC has composed one chairperson, one vice-chairperson and nine wards member. The vectors of that VDC are elected the chairperson and vice-chairperson. Here to be a vector, one must attain the age of 18 or above and resident of the concerned VDC. The respective wards of the VDC are elected the nine ward members. To be a candidate for the posts of chairperson, vice-chairperson and ward members the following qualification are needed:
The VDC nominated two members including women from the social worker, Jana jati and underprivileged class.Village Council is the another body to support in the work of VDC .53 members are composed in it. They are:
( One from each ward )
( Three from each ward)
( Nominated on the basis of socio-economic different ethnic group )
Functions of a VDC
In Nepal, there are more than 3900 villages. So, in rural areas VDC plays a vital role for all development of our nation. VDC is trusted with several duties and responsibilities. They are :
What is the name of your village ?
My village name is Hetauda .
In which ward do you live ?
I live in eight wards .
If you are given the opportunity to choose the members of your VDC, what types of people would you choose ?
I would choose the chairperson .
How many members did Village Council compose ?
Village council composed of 53 members .
How many members are there in the VDC ?
There are altogether 13 members in the VDC .
How many wards are there in each VDC ?
There are nine wards in each VDC .
What is a Village Development Committee ?How is VDC formed ?
Village Development Committee is the smallest political unit of a country .Which is formed by the combining two or more than two villages to develop the village of our country.
What is Village Council ?How many members are there ?
Village Council is the another body to support in the work of VDC and 53 members are composed in it.
What is a Village Development Committee ? Mention some major functions of VDC .
“Village Development Committee is the smallest political unit of our country which is formed by the combining two or more than two villages to develop the village of our country. Some major functions of VDC are given below;
What qualifications are needed to be a candidate for the posts of the chairperson, vice-chairperson and ward members of VDC ?
To be a candidate for the posts of chairperson, vice-chairperson, and ward members the following qualification are needed:
If you are elected as the chairperson of your VDC what programmes would you implement to develop your village ?Mention any four programmes .
If I am elected as the chairperson of my VDC following programmes are I will implement to develop my village ;
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