Indian History

Directive Principles of State Policy

No. Directive Principles
1. Part IV of the Constitution contains Directive Principle of State Policy.
2. Articles 36 to 51 contain Directive Principles of State Policy. The Directive principles of state policy are not enforceable by any court.
3. The State shall secure social order for the promotion of the welfare of the people and strive to minimise income inequalities. (Article 38)
4. The state shall follow the principles of equal pay for equal work for men and women; provision of livelihood;equal distribution wealth; protecting child hood; welfare of workers; decentralisation of nation`s wealth.(Article 39)
5. The state shall secure equal justice and free legal aid. (Article 39A).
6. The state shall take steps to organise the village panchayats ( Article 40)
7. Provision for the right to work, education and public assistance ( Article 41).
8. Provision for humane conditions of work and maternity relief. (Article 42)
9. Provision for living wage, conditions of work for workers and promotion of cottage industiries.(Article 43)
10. Provision for the participation of workers in the management of industires.(Article (43A)
11. Uniform civil code for all citizens throughout the territory of India.(Article 44)
12. Provision for free and compulsory education for all children upto 14 years.(Article 45)
13. Promotion of economic and education interests of SCs, STs and weaker sections(Art.46)
14. Raising the level of nutrition, standard of living and improvement of public health (Art.47)
15. Organisation of agriculture and animal husbandary on modern and scientific lines.(Art.48)
16. Protection and improvement of the environment and safeguarding the forests and wild lief.(Article 48A)
17. Protection of monuments and places of historical  interest.(Article 49)
18. Separation of judiciary from the executive.(Article 50)
19. Promotion of international peace and security and maintaining the honourable relations between nations.(Article 51)