Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced PEETHA-People’s Empowerment-Enabling Transparency, Accountability Initiatives

Bhubaneswar: As part of commitment to 3T-Technology, Transparency and Teamwork, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik has announced PEETHA-People’s Empowerment-Enabling Transparency and Accountability of Odisha Initiatives to create awareness and improve transparency in distribution of various government schemes. The scheme will run as sub-scheme of #AmaGaonAmaBikas programme and as part of scheme, camps will be organised at Gram Panchayat level from 15th to 20th of every month starting from December.
Monitoring will be done at block level, while voluntary social workers will help in its implementation. Best panchayat will be awarded with ₹5 lakh for organising PEETHA scheme and best Panchayat will be awarded at District level. Similarly, best Gram Panchayats, Blocks and best Districts will be selected at state level and will be awarded with special funds.

As part of the initiative, camps will be organised at gram panchayat (GP) level from 15th – 20th each month, starting from this month.

In the camps along with the distribution of benefits of AMA LED, Mission Shakti Benefits, Social Security Assistance like Madhu Babu Pension Yojana and Artist Pension, Benefits to Nirman Shramika and any other individual benefit as per Local requirement will be taken up.

Besides, awareness will be created about the important initiatives of the state government on various themes. Block Level Observers will monitor the scheme and Voluntary Social workers will assist in its implementation. Every month the best panchayat in each Block will be awarded Rs 5 lakh for organising PEETHA. Upon completion of camps, the best panchayats in each district will be awarded at the district Level. Similarly, Panchayats, Blocks and best Districts will awarded with special funds at the state level.


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