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Apr 24, 2018
9:19PM

PM Modi emphasizes on honest implementation of govt schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the government is continuously working for the development of villages.

He Modi emphasized on the honest implementation of government schemes to ensure benefits reach villagers in time.

Mr Modi was addressing Panchayati Raj representatives across the country from Mandla in Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day.

He said, when it comes to rural development, budgets are important. The Prime Minister said, it is important to ensure that the amount allocated in the budget is properly utilized for honest, transparent and timely implementation of government schemes.

Mr Modi recalled Mahatma Gandhi's call for Gramoday to Rashtroday and Gram Swaraj. He said, the Centre will support the Panchayati Raj representatives to empower villagers.

He urged the representatives to focus on Jan Dhan, Van Dhan and Gobar Dhan schemes and asserted, India will transform when the villages are transformed.

Earlier, Mr Modi launched the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. The scheme focuses on training, building infrastructure and stepping up initiatives for e-governance under the e-Panchayat Mission Mode Project.

Mr Modi also unveiled a plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of an LPG bottling plant of Indian Oil Corporation at Maneri.

He inaugurated Aadi Mahotsava, a three-day program on the conservation of ancient Tribal culture and heritage. The Prime Minister also unveiled a roadmap for the development of tribal areas in the state.

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