A one day State Level Seminar on "Grass Route Level Planning for Rural Development-Role of Grama Panchayath and people" was organized by Dept. of Economics on 21st January 2006. G. A. Chandrashekarappa, S.G.L. in Economics invited the guests and delegates. Dr. Abdul Azeez, Economic Advisor, Karnataka Govt. Bangalore inaugurated the event. In his inaugural address Dr. Abdul Azeez emphasized on the local self governments has to prepared plans on activities which helps to rural developments and also urged for proper utilization of grants and maintaining transparency. In his key note address Dr. J. Sadananda, Director, Abdul Nazeer Sab study center Kuvempu University, Shankaragatta said that people has to select right persons to local self governments and also he suggested that the government has to organized training programs to educate the members of local self governments. Sri S.B. Thippanayaka, Formar Secretary J.T.N.S.Jagalur, Prof. T.H. Krishnamurthy, Dept. of Economics S.J.M. College, Chitradurga, Dr. K.C. Basavarajappa, H.O.D of Economics Manasagangothri, Mysore University Mysore, Dr. B.P. Veerabhadrappa, Prof. and H,O.D of Economics Davangere P.G. Center, Kuvempu Univeristy and Dr. Raghavendra, H.O.D. of Economics, L.B. College, Sagar were the guests of honor. G.B. Prakash, Principal, H.C.B. College Jagalur in his presidential address request local self government members to participate actively and work promptly for the rural development.