Mandal Parishad Territorial Council ( MPTC)

Mandal Parishad Members (MPTCs) are directly elected, 1 per 3 to 4 thousand population. The MPTCs elect the Mandal President (MPP) and Vice President. Number of members ranges from 15 to 23.

MP Functions: MPs are supposed to be in charge of primary education, community development programmes, rural sanitation, maintenance of MP buildings and roads.