Panaji, April 17, 2018 …. Minister for Panchayat Shri. Mauvin Godinho will be releasing Rs 10,000/- each for the all Panchayats as grants for conducting activities in their jurisdiction on Panchayat Raj Day, which will be celebrated across the state on April 24.
As part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan, a Village Self Governance Campaign will be celebrated in the state from April 14 to May 5, 2018. The Abhiyaan will have convergence of the flagship programmes of the Government such as Swatchh Bharat Mission, Pradhan Matri Ujjwala Yojana, Kisan Kalyan Yojana, Mission Indradhanush and Ujawal Scheme etc.
The Abhiyaan is aimed to promote social harmony, reach out to poor rural households and obtain feedback on ongoing programmes, enhance livelihood opportunities and re-emphasize national priorities such as cleanliness and strengthen Panchayat Raj Institution. During the campaign various activities will be also conducted at Panchayat level.
Swachch Bharat Divas will be celebrated throughout the State on behalf of Directorate of Panchyats on April 18, 2018. Activities such as rallies, drawing competition’s, Rangoli competition’s, shramdaan for cleaning activities will be also conducted during the one day celebration.
National Panchayat Raj Day will be also celebrated on April 24, 2018. Wherein, to interact with the children’s and to know their problems Bal Gram Sabhas will be conducted in afternoon.
Exhibition will be organized in the Panchayat to showcase the models of good Governance along with success stories of various schemes of Gram Panchayats, the State Government and Government of India by way of posters, Banners, Photographs and A/V materials. Also special Gram Sabhas will be conducted by
every Panchayat on April 24 at 10 am. Gram Sabhas will discuss the theme “Swapnatlem Goem Sobit Goem”. Other issues like safe drinking water and sanitation will also be discussed.