On the occasion of Panchayatiraj Divas, Odisha Government launched a new programme named as ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikash’ programme. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the programme through video conferencing at Secretariat on Monday.
The programme is expected to strengthen the Panchayatiraj system. By the programmme the Chief Minister himself will directly interact with performing Panchayat leaders every week. He’ll approve projects proposed by local people immediately. The budget of such projects will be limited to 10 lacks. State government will pay for this.
The programme will encourage public representatives and local officials to work hard for the development of own locality.