Directive principles of state policy in India

The Directive principles of state policy in India is are enumerated in part 4th of the Constitution of India from Articles 36 to 51. The directive principles are non-justiciable in nature.

Articles 36-37 Definition and application of the principles contained in this part.

Article 38 To secure and protect a social order which stands for the welfare of the people.

Article 39 Certain principles of policy to be followed by the state.

Article 39A Equal justice and free legal aid.

Article 40 To organize village Panchayats as units of self-government.

Article 41 Right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases.

Article 42 To secure just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief.

Article 43 Living wage for workers.

Article 43A Participation of workers in management of industries.

Article 43B Promotion of cooperative society.

Article 44 Uniform civil code for the citizens.

Article 45 Provision of early childhood care and education to children below the age of 6 years.

Article 46 To promote the educational and economic interests of the weaker sections of the people, especially the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Article 47 Improvement of public health and the prohibition of intoxicating drinks and drugs.

Article 48 Organization of Agriculture and animal h.

Article 48A Protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forest and wildlife.

Article 49 To protect all monuments of historic interest and National importance.

Article 50 To bring about the separation of the judiciary from the executive.

Article 51 Promotion of international peace and security.

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