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New Panchayats under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan


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23 JUL 2021 5:25PM by PIB Delhi

The restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan is being implemented with effect from 2018-19 across all States/UTs with the primary aim of strengthening of Panchayati Raj Institutions for achieving Sustainable Development Goals with main thrust on convergence with Mission Antyodaya and emphasis on strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions in 117 Aspirational districts.

Under the scheme funds have been released to the States/Union Territoriesfor different activities meant for strengthening of Panchayati Raj Institutions viz Capacity Building &Training, training infrastructure and Human Resource support for training, Strengthening of Gram Sabhas in Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas, Distance Learning Facility via Internet Protocal based, Support for Innovations, Technical support to Panchayati Raj Institutions, Financial Data and Analysis Cell, Panchayat Buildings, e-enablement of Panchayats, Project based funding for economic development and income enhancement, Information Education Communication and Project Management Unit. The funds are not released district-wise/Panchayat-wise under the scheme. The details of funds released to States/Union Territories during 2018-19 to 2020-21 under the scheme is at

 

Under the scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan there is no provision for forming new Panchayats. Formation or reorganization of Panchayats is done by the respective States/ Union Territories as per their requirement. As per information available, number of Gram Panchayats as on 31.03.2018 and as on date is 223765 and 255524 respectively.

This information is given by Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil, Minister of State, Panchayati Raj written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

State/UT-wise Funds released under RGSA schemes during the year 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21

                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Rs. in cr.)

Sl. No.

State/ UTs

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

1

Andhra Pradesh

67.69

0

22.339

2

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

0

0

0

3

Arunachal Pradesh

33.19

39.59

0

4

Assam

39.21

23.22

26.1159

5

Bihar

4.25

0

0

6

Chhattisgarh

7.24

0

4.0395

7

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

0

0

0

8

Daman & Diu

0

0

0

9

Goa

0

0

0

10

Gujarat

0

0

0

11

Haryana

6.99

0

9.89

12

Himachal Pradesh

17.26

10

22.098

13

Jammu & Kashmir

25.06

6.19

25.00

14

Jharkhand

4.49

0

2.34

15

Karnataka

0

0

0.439

16

Kerala

7.68

0

8.12955

17

Lakshadweep

0

0

0

18

Ladakh

   

2.1485

19

Madhya Pradesh

62.79

85.48

71.42

20

Maharashtra

11.54

8.44

66.76

21

Manipur

9.25

4.54

3.4127

22

Meghalaya

4.44

2.63

3.967

23

Mizoram

9.85

0.5

21.185

24

Nagaland

7.89

3.94

3.7217

25

Odisha

0

0

2.937

26

Punjab

29.68

0

13.45

27

Rajasthan

25.57

0

12.981

28

Sikkim

5.08

5.1

4.7475

29

Tamil Nadu

57.6

5.3

56.875

30

Telangana

0

0

12

31

Tripura

2.77

0

2.5304

32

Uttar Pradesh

57.14

169.92

32.54

33

Uttarakhand

33.05

23.79

26.751

34

West Bengal

54.94

44.10

33.52

 

Total

584.65

432.74

491.3378

 

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