Directive Principle of State Policy (Part IV of the Indian Constitution) - (Article 36 to 51)

  • Article 36. Definition.
  • Article 37. Application of the principles contained in this Part.
  • Article 38. State to secure a social order for the promotion of the welfare of the people.
  • Article 39. Certain principles of the policy are to be followed by the State.
  • Article 39A. Equal justice and free legal aid.
  • Article 40. The organization of village panchayats.
  • Article 41. Right to work, to education, and to public assistance in certain cases.
  • Article 42. Provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief.
  • Article 43. The living wage, etc., for workers.
  • Article 43A. Participation of workers in the management of industries.
  • Article 43B. Promotion of cooperative societies.
  • Article 44. Uniform civil code(UCC) for the citizens.
  • Article 45. Provision for free and compulsory education for children.
  • Article 46. Promotion of educational and economic interests of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and other weaker sections.
  • Article 47. The duty of the State is to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health.
  • Article 48. The organization of agriculture and animal husbandry.
  • Article 48A. Protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forests and wildlife.
  • Article 49. Protection of monuments and places and objects of national importance.
  • Article 50. Separation of judiciary from the executive.
  • Article 51. Promotion of international peace and security.

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