Port Blair, April 24
Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated with great enthusiasam in Great Nicobar Island today. The Assistant Commissioner, Campbell Bay, while attending the Special Gram Sabha of Govind Nagar Panchayat, congratulated all the PRI members and residents of the Great Nicobar Island on Panchayati Raj Diwas. Highlighting the good work being undertaken by the elected representatives, the Assistant Commissioner appealed everybody to take active part in social work and strengthen participatory democracy.
He explained about the Gram Sawaja Abhiyan under which saturation level has to be reached in implementation of 7 schemes. He appealed HoOs and PRIs present to conduct GSA in their respective areas and offices during the Abhiyan period i.e. from April 14 to May 5. Block Development Officer alongwith Food Safety Officer, Campbell Bay visited all offices including defence establishments and described about the campaign. Live streaming programme of the Prime Minister was shown to public. Special Gram Sabhas were conducted in all the 3 Panchayats of the Great Nicobar Island.