Jagan presents National Panchayat Awards
Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy introduced the National Panchayat Awards-2021 conferred by the Union Ministry of Panchayat Raj to the panchayats, mandals and districts on the event of the National Panchayat Raj Day on Saturday.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the awards ceremony by means of a video-conference.
Union Panchayat Raj Minister Narendra Singh Thomar and Chief Ministers of varied States took half.
With the press of a button by the Prime Minister, money incentives have been credited to the financial institution accounts of the panchayats, mandals and districts that gained awards.
On the event, Mr. Modi mentioned that village panchayats carried out nicely through the COVID-19 disaster final 12 months, and exhorted them to work with the identical spirit now because the second wave of the pandemic hit the nation.
National Panchayat Raj Day is well known on April 24, marking the approaching into power of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992, that vests sure powers with the native our bodies.
Andhra Pradesh gained 15 awards in 2020 and 17 in 2021. It obtained 2nd finest award among the many States within the e-Panchayat class, two awards on the district stage, and 4 and 10 awards on the mandal and panchayat ranges respectively.
The district-level awards carry a money incentive of ₹50,000, mandal-level awards ₹25,000 and village-level awards ₹8,000 to ₹10,000 relying on the inhabitants.
Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy introduced the State-level award within the e-Panchayat class to Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Commissioner M. Girija Shankar.
The district-level awards (Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar) have been introduced to Zilla Parishad CEOs D. Chaitanya (Guntur) and Surya Prakash Rao (Krishna district).
The mandal-level awards got away to the MPDOs of Sodem mandal (Chittoor), Kakinada rural, Vijayawada rural and Penugonda (Anantapur district).
The Chief Minister then introduced awards for Varkuru (Kurnool), Pedalabudu (Visakhapatnam), Gullapalli (Guntur), G. Rangampeta (East Godavari) and T. Kandriga, Thallapalem, Parthavellanti and Pennabarthi (Nellore) Panchayats.
Principal Secretary (Revenue) V. Usha Rani and Commissioner of Land Records, Survey and Settlements Siddharth Jain have been amongst these current.