Port Blair, April 24
To mark the National Panchayati Raj Diwas, a Special Gram Sabha meeting was held today at Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay, under the chairmanship of Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay, Smti. Mary Pushpa. The Secretary, Education, A&N Administration, Shri. Arava Gopi Krishna, who was also present on the occasion, enlightened the Gram Sabha members about the different schemes being implemented by Central Government . Representative of different Departments also spoke on the occasion.
The Pramukh, Panchayat Samiti, Shri Sandeep Biswas spoke about the importance of schemes, such as PMUY, Saubhagya, PMJDY, PMJJVY, PMSBY, NRLM, safe drinking water and Mission Indradhanush. The Secretary Education also visited Govt. Primary School, Shoal Bay-14, Govt. Sec School Shoal Bay-12, Govt. School Shoal Bay-08. He also visited Students' Hostel at Shoal Bay. Meanwhile, a similar Gram Sabha meeting of Mannarghat Gram Panchayat was held at Community Hall, Malapuram to promote the various priority schemes of Government of India. Representatives from different organizations disseminated information on the various schemes of the GoI, implemented by their respective institutions. The Pradhan, Shri O. Bashir expressed gratitude to all for informing the villagers about these schemes.