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Nagaland prepares for People’s Plan Campaign

By EMN Updated: Sep 16, 2022 10:53 pm
J Alam addressing the meeting of line departments in connection with People’s Plan Campaign in Kohima on September 15.

Dimapur, Sep. 16 (EMN): A state-level committee meeting with all concerned departments in connection with the People’s Plan Campaign (PPC) was held under the chairmanship of Nagaland Chief Secretary, J Alam, on September 15 at the Secretariat conference hall.

A press release from the Rural Development department informed that People’s Plan Campaign would be rolled out as “Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas” under the ministry of Panchayati Raj, government of India from October 2, 2022, to January 31, 2023, for the preparation of Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) for the financial year 2023-24.

Addressing the meeting, J Alam gave a brief highlight on the ongoing GPDPs implemented by RD department since 2018 and reiterated the vision of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj to make the People’s Plan Campaign a participatory process involving all the line departments in the formulation, planning and implementation of Gram Panchayat Village plans.

It mentioned that the exercise was mainly to facilitate better co-ordination between departments and to avoid duplication of schemes, which is of paramount importance in convergence schemes.

Alam also emphasised on the need for all line departments to actively intervene in the formulation of plans involving the village councils, VDBs, SHGs as well as concerned stakeholders at the village-level. The line departments were also requested to send list of schemes for incorporation in the GPDP.

Also speaking in the meeting, the commissioner and secretary of RD department, Neposo Theluo, presented a PPI highlighting the progress of GPDP since its take off and mentioned that with the exemption of Panchayati Raj system in the State, the Rural Development department has been designated as the nodal department to monitor the planning and progress of GPDP implementation in the state.

Report stated that house has decided to hold bi-monthly review meetings with all concerned stakeholders implementing the programme and its status report to be intimidated to RD department.

The meeting was attended by all line departments including Health and Family Welfare, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, PHED, Power, Agriculture, School Education, Industries and Commerce, Land Revenue, Food and Civil Supply, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Social Welfare, Works and Housing, Water Resources, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, Labour and Employment, NRE, Art and Culture, SIRD, NIC, NSRLM and Rural Development.

By EMN Updated: Sep 16, 2022 10:53:52 pm