Grama Jyothi

Date : 17/08/2015 - | Sector: WELFARE
Grama Jyothi
The Government of Telangana launched “Grama Jyothi” Program as a logical continuation of Mana Ooru-Mana Pranalika.The goal of Grama Jyothi is to  bring in much desired accountability, transparency in the functioning of public institutions Working at Gram Panchayat level and make them responsive to the needs of the people by establishing.
Grama Jyothi aims synergise the developmental activities of the departments by achieving functional and financial convergence through preparation of Gram Panchayat Developmental Plans.

Telangana Chief Minister KCR has launched Grama Jyothi scheme at Gangadevipalli village in Warangal district on 17th August.
This scheme is intended to decentralize the power and for speedy all-round development of villages in the state. Seven committees with specific missions like education, agriculture, basic amenities, drinking water-sanitation, social security- eradicating of poverty and preserving natural resources in each gram panchayat will be formed.

These committees will meet at regular intervals and conduct Grama Sabhas, where plans for development of their villages will be chalking out. Panchayati Raj Ministry will oversee their development programs and grant sufficient funds for it. CM KCR declared that Rs.25, 000 crores will be spent on this program over next four years period.

Enable and facilitate vibrant Gram Panchayats that are responsive to people’s needs and aspirations through community participation.

Other important points

        • The scheme is aimed at comprehensive development of rural areas allowing planning and execution of works by villages themselves.
        • The programme had a parallel launch in other districts by Ministers K.T. Rama Rao and P. Mahender Reddy in Ranga Reddy, Etala Rajender in Karimnagar, T. Harish Rao in Medak, G. Jagadish Reddy in Nalgonda, Dr. C. Laxma Reddy in Mahabubnagar and Jogu Ramanna in Adilabad.
        • With the village development committees playing the key role, the focus of the scheme would be at improving the Human Development Index (HDI) by addressing core issues such as roads, drains and sanitation, nutrition and health, drinking water, streetlights, wage employment and green cover.
        • Decision Making and take good advantage of the Social Capital at the Village level.


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