(a) Panchayats with annual income up to Rs.50,000/- 200% of the taxes collected subject to minimum of Rs.20,000/-
(b) Panchayat with annual income above Rs.50,000/-up to Rs.1,00,000/- Rs.1,00,000/-and 15% of the additional income from taxes above Rs.1,00,000/-
(c) Panchayat with annual income over Rs.1,00,000/- upto Rs.2,00,000/- Rs.1,75,000/- and 100% of the additional income from taxes above Rs.1,00,000/-
(d) Panchayat with annual income over Rs.2,00,000/- upto Rs.5,00,000/- Rs.2.75.000/- and 50% of the additional income from taxes above Rs.2,00,000/-
(e) Panchayats whose annual income is above Rs.5,00,000/- Rs.4,25,000/- only.
(a) Panchayats with annual income up to Rs.50,000/- 200% of the taxes collected subject to minimum of Rs.20,000/-
(b) Panchayat with annual income above Rs.50,000/-up to Rs.1,00,000/- Rs.1,00,000/-and 15% of the additional income from taxes above Rs.1,00,000/-
(c) Panchayat with annual income over Rs.1,00,000/- upto Rs.2,00,000/- Rs.1,75,000/- and 100% of the additional income from taxes above Rs.1,00,000/-
(d) Panchayat with annual income over Rs.2,00,000/- upto Rs.5,00,000/- Rs.2.75.000/- and 50% of the additional income from taxes above Rs.2,00,000/-
(e) Panchayats whose annual income is above Rs.5,00,000/- Rs.4,25,000/- only.

From the year 2001-02 the Government has introduced a scheme of giving special grants to weaker Panchayats whose annual income is less than Rs.10.00lakhs in order to provide them with sufficient funds to make payment of salaries to their staff like L.D.C-cum-typist and Peon-cum-Messenger as per the followings pattern of assistances.

Classification of panchayat
Annual special grants
A Rs.1,40,000/-
B Rs.90,000/-
C Rs.90,000/-
D Rs.40,000/-

From the year 2001-02, the State Govt. has abolished Octroi on petroleum goods which was being collected by the municipal councils and the village panchayats and in the place of octroi, the Govt. has levied sales tax on petroleum products. Every financial year, the Govt. releases special grants in three installments to the Respective village panchayats on the amount collected in lieu of octroi.

Goa Panchayat Parishad established in the year 1983 with its office at 115, Ramchandra building, Mapusa.The Directorate releases an amount of Rs.10000/-to the Parishad every year to undertake various activities. There are Mahila Mandals in the villages Organized and register under the Societies Act. Of 1860. The Directorate sanctions unconditional grants to Mahila Mandals in order to take up Social activities and to create Awareness among the Rural Woman’s for Participation in Panchayat Raj. After registration of the new Mahila Mandals,it is eligible for a grant of Rs.1000/- for the first year and there after an amount of Rs.500/- is released to each Mahila Mandals every year as annual grant.

Goa Panchayat Parishad established in the year 1983 with its office at 115, Ramchandra building, Mapusa.The Directorate releases an amount of Rs.10000/-to the Parishad every year to undertake various activities. There are Mahila Mandals in the villages Organized and register under the Societies Act. Of 1860. The Directorate sanctions unconditional grants to Mahila Mandals in order to take up Social activities and to create Awareness among the Rural Woman’s for Participation in Panchayat Raj. After registration of the new Mahila Mandals,it is eligible for a grant of Rs.1000/- for the first year and there after an amount of Rs.500/- is released to each Mahila Mandals every year as annual grant.

Goa Panchayat Parishad established in the year 1983 with its office at 115, Ramchandra building, Mapusa.The Directorate releases an amount of Rs.10000/-to the Parishad every year to undertake various activities. There are Mahila Mandals in the villages Organized and register under the Societies Act. Of 1860. The Directorate sanctions unconditional grants to Mahila Mandals in order to take up Social activities and to create Awareness among the Rural Woman’s for Participation in Panchayat Raj. After registration of the new Mahila Mandals,it is eligible for a grant of Rs.1000/- for the first year and there after an amount of Rs.500/- is released to each Mahila Mandals every year as annual grant.

Goa Panchayat Parishad established in the year 1983 with its office at 115, Ramchandra building, Mapusa.The Directorate releases an amount of Rs.10000/-to the Parishad every year to undertake various activities. There are Mahila Mandals in the villages Organized and register under the Societies Act. Of 1860. The Directorate sanctions unconditional grants to Mahila Mandals in order to take up Social activities and to create Awareness among the Rural Woman’s for Participation in Panchayat Raj. After registration of the new Mahila Mandals,it is eligible for a grant of Rs.1000/- for the first year and there after an amount of Rs.500/- is released to each Mahila Mandals every year as annual grant.

Under the schemes the village Panchayat may apply to the Govt. for grant of loan for starting, in there area anyone or more of such remunerative schemes given below.
(a) Coconut and Cashew Nurseries
(b) Laying out of Orchards
(c) Laying out of Vegetables Farms
(d) Reclamation of Waste Land
(e) Installation of Pumping Sets
(f) Purchase of Tractors and Improved Agricultural Implements hire.
(g) Poultry Farms
(h) Piggery Farms
(i) Dairies
(j) Construction of Guest Houses, Shops, markets and Godowns.
(k) Working of Stone Quarries
(l) Small and Cottage Industries
(m) Miscellaneous schemes based on particular potentialities of the area.
(n) Any Other Scheme Approved by the Government.

Under the Rural Garbage Disposal scheme the State Government provides funds to the Village Panchayats for acquisition of land for garbage sites and for development of the garbage collection site and other facilities required for disposal of Garbage. Under the scheme the village Panchayats are required to segregate the garbage at source into bio – degradable and non-biodegradable waste. The bio-degradable waste is to be vermin – composted through the process of vermiculture for which the Panchayats are required to construct composting pits. The cost of collection, transportation, segregation, storage processing and disposal of Garbage is also borne by the Government to the extent of 98% and the balance 2% is to be borne by the Village Panchayat, for the first 3 years. On the expiry of this period, the entire cost is to be borne by the Village Panchayats. Detailed guidelines have been annexed to the scheme so as to assist the Panchayats in disposal of the garbage in a hygienic and scientific manner.

Under the Goa Panchayat (Grant of Financial Assistance to the Village Panchayats to deal with Plastic Garbage Menace) Scheme, 2007, financial assistance is given to the Village Panchayat which are affected by plastic garbage menace. The village Panchayats can hire labourers @ a maximum of Rs.150/- per labourer, for collection of the plastic garbage from the household on door – to – door basis or organize regular plastic collection drives in their areas. Every such Village Panchayat which is affected by plastic garbage menace is entitled for Rs.25,000/- per annum for collection and disposal of the plastic waste. In case a Compactor is provided to the Village Panchayat than such Panchayat is entitled to Rs. 50,000/- per annum which is also to be utilized for the purpose of fuel for the Compactor.

The Govt. of Goa has decided to provide financial assistance to mining affected Village Panchayats by granting them one time Grants-in-aid so as to empower the local bodies to tide over the financial crisis due to halting of mining. The grants sanctioned as one time financial assistance under this scheme to any one mining affected village Panchayat shall be a fixed amount of Rs. 5 lakhs. The Village Panchayat to whom grants are sanctioned shall utilize the same within 1 year from the date of drawal of grants. The scheme is in the formulation stage and has been send to the Govt, for necessary action. The scheme shall remain in force till 31/3/2015. Overall 93 Village Panchayats of Sanguem, Dharbandora, Quepem, Bicholim and Ponda Taluka will be covered under this Scheme.

The Govt. has decided to make a token provision of Rs.10.00 lakhs to attend calamities during the monsoon period from June to Sept.2014. The scheme is in the formulation stage and will be forwarded to the Govt. for necessary action.

The Scheme is aimed to provide toilet in each and every household in the rural areas and also to construct community toilets to make open defecation free with availability of land.

Our Schemes

Government has introduced a scheme of giving special.