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06:22 Apr 2, 2008
English to Hindi translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Government / Politics
English term or phrase:to provide devolution of powers
Here is the complete sentence:
"Whereas Article ... of the Constitution of India has empowered the Legislature of a State to endow the Panchayats with such powers and authority as may be necessary to enable them to function as institutions of self-Government with provisions of devolution of powers and responsibilities upon the appropriate tier of Panchayats for preparation of plans for economic development and implementation of schemes including ... subjects listed in the ... of India and the ... Act 1997, provide devolution of such powers to Panchayat Raj institutions."
Please help me understand the meaning of the expression "provide devolution of such powers" in the given context.
Explanation: "...enable them to function as institutions of self-Government with provisions of devolution of powers and responsibilities upon the appropriate tier of Panchayats..."
The sentence could be simplified as under:
...Panchayats can function as Self-Government entities. The Legislature can delegate powers and responsibilities to the Panchayat so that the Panchayat itself can formulate and implement the economic development plans....While delegating such powers to the Panchayat, the Legislature can also decide the level (office) of the Panchayat to which such delegation will go to (or vest in - who, at what level in the Panchayat, can do what)
Anindita Basu India Local time: 14:17 Works in field Native speaker of: Bengali, Hindi
1 hr confidence: peer agreement (net): +7
शक्तियों/अधिकारों के हस्तान्तरण का प्रावधान करना
Explanation: "provide devolution of such powers to Panchayat Raj institutions."
ऐसी शक्तियाँ/अधिकार पंचायती राज संस्थाओं को हस्तान्तरित करने का प्रावधान करना