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Video Conference on Innovative Practices on "Empowering Gram Panchayats"

Date
May 19, 2016
Details
Objectives
1. From the point of view of West Bengal, the higher level goals of the project are improved service delivery and governance in rural and peri-urban areas. Improved GP performance in these areas will have a direct impact on the services received by the rural population. It will also have positive impacts on the economic productivity on these areas by expanding public sector investment. 2. From a national perspective the project will contribute to the implementation of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment relating to rural local government, not just in West Bengal, but also more broadly through the demonstration effects it seeks to achieve and through the lessons that it will generate for decentralization processes in other States. 3. The Project Development Objective (PDO): is to develop institutionally strengthened GPs.
Speakers
  1. Pudhu Vaazhvu Project - Tamil Nadu Tmt. V. Amuthavalli, I.A.S. Project Director Panchayat and Rural Development Department

  2. Institutional Strengthening of Gram Panchayats Project - West Bengal Shri. Koustuv Basu IT Consultant, ISGP Project Panchayat and Rural Development Department

  3. Eraviperoor and Other Gram Panchayats - Kerala Shri R Jayachandran State Team Leader, RGPSA Local Self Governance Dept.

Participated States
  1. Maharashtra
  2. Telangana
  3. Jammu & Kashmir
  4. Haryana
  5. Tamil Nadu
  6. Andhra Pradesh
  7. West Bengal
  8. Jharkhand
  9. Odisha
  10. Rajasthan
  11. Kerala
  12. Chandigarh
  13. Goa
  14. Uttar Pradesh
  15. Delhi
  16. Assam
  17. Bihar
  18. Arunachal Pradesh
  19. Uttarakhand
  20. Karnataka
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