NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6 – Rural Administration

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6 – Rural Administration (Social Science), contains solutions to various questions in Exercise for Chapter 6.  At the end of the Solutions, all the keywords and Notes which are important to understand Chapter 6 Rural Administration Class 6 Civics, have been explained in a simple and easy to understand manner. We are providing NCERT Solutions for Class 6 all subjects which can be accessed by clicking here.

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6-Rural Administration– Solutions to Question 1 to Question 3

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6-Rural Administration– Solutions to Question 4 to Question 7

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6-Rural Administration– Solutions to Question 7 to Question 9-Definition of Keywords-Patwari, Tehsildar, District collector, Bund, PDS, Ration cards, Khasra number and S.H.O.

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6-Rural Administration Exercises includes – Questions/Answers which helps you to understand the topic covered in Rural Administration Class 6 Civics (Social Science), in a better manner to help you to score good marks in your examinations.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6 – Rural Administration– NCERT Exercises

Question 1:

What is the work of the police?

Answer 1:

Police can be defined as a body of civil officers who are responsible for controlling the law and order in a particular place. Some of their functions are as follows:

  • Enquiring, investigating and taking action on the cases within their areas.
  • Upholding the self-respect of the individual by protecting his/her fundamental rights.
  • Implementing laws made by the government and arresting criminals.
  • Maintaining a feeling of security in the community and providing special protection to the weaker and marginalized sections of the society.
  • Helping common people during time of emergencies like natural calamities and disasters.

Question 2:

List two things that the work of a Patwari includes.

Answer 2:

A Patwari is an officer responsible for maintaining the updates and records about the land of the village. His major functions are measuring land,keeping records and helping the village headman with revenue collection. He is also responsible for reporting serious calamities affecting the land or the crops and severe outbreaks of diseases among men and animals.




Question 3:

What is the work of a Tehsildar?

Answer 3:

A Tehsildar is a person who mainly works under district collectors as a revenue officer. He is often assigned with the task of checking seasonal conditions of crops and listening to the complaints and difficulties faced by the cultivators. He also supervises the work of the Patwaris and ensures that records are maintained and revenue is collected timely. They ensure that farmers have access to these records as well. They also play a major role in the resolution of land disputes.

Question 4:

What issue is the poem trying to raise? Do you think this is an important issue? Why?

Answer 4:

The poem raises the issue ofine quality between a girl and a boy child in the family. It raises concerns about a girl child’s right and how she is treated unequally when it comes to inheritance of property. It raises the demand of equal distribution of property to both the genders. It also raises the issue of dowry and shows how it should be abolished as it acts as an unnecessary burden on the parents, causing them to further discriminate against girls.

Question 5:

In what ways are the work of a Panchayat that you read about in the previous chapter and the work of a Patwari related to each other?

Answer 5:

A panchayat is a local self-governance system elected by the adult citizens of a village and looks after activities like public welfare, health, education etc.The Patwari is an officer responsible for maintaining the updates and records about the land of the village. Both the Patwari and the Panchayat help to keep a track of records and also help in supervising and providing aid, relief to people during times of crisis and emergencies.

Question 6:

Visit a police station and find out the work that the police have to do to prevent crime and maintain law and order in their area especially during festivals, public meetings etc.

Answer 6:

The main job of the police of a particular area is to maintain the law and order in the area and protect people from crimes. During special occasions, they have some special duties along with their normal duties. These include giving protection to the VIPs during public meetings and controlling and managing the crowds during festivals. They need to ensure clearing of the roads and twenty four hours patrolling during these special occasions to prevent crimes and maintain order.

Question 7:

Who is the in charge of all police stations in a district? Find out.

Answer 7:

The Superintendent of Police (SP) is in charge of all the police stations in a district while the local police station is headed by Station House Officer (SHO).

Question 8:

How do women benefit under the new law?

Answer 8:

The new law on succession, ‘The Hindu Succession Amendment Act, 2005’ has opened a new door of possibilities for women and it is a step forward towards equality. This new law enables sons, daughters and their mothers to get an equal share in the family property.

Question 9:

In your neighborhood are there women who own property? How did they acquire it?

Answer 9:

There are a number of women who own property in my neighborhood. A few of them have inherited property from their paternal side while others have acquired it through their own hard work. There is one woman who acquired property from her husband after they got divorced.




Topics Covered in Chapter 6-Rural Administration Class 6 Civics (Social Science)

  • Area of the Police Station
  • The work at the Police Station
  • Maintenance of Land Records
  • A daughter’s wish
  • A New Law

Important Terms Relevant for NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 6-Rural Administration :

Patwari: He is an officer responsible for maintaining records on the land of the village.

Tehsildar: A Tehsildar is the revenue collector and mainly works under district collectors.

District Collector: He is the administrative head of the district.

Bund: It is a small boundary which helps separate lands.

PDS: Public Distribution System can be defined as the system of providing food at highly subsidized rates to the poor by the government.

Ration Cards: These are a type of identity cards which help the poor purchase goods at subsidized rates.

Khasra Number: This is the number which is used for the land which is owned by an individual villager or a village community.

S.H.O: The Station House Officer is the person who is the in charge of the police station in an area.

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