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Swachh Gram Abhiyan: Dist panels set up, Rs 2.2 cr allocated

punjab Updated: May 11, 2016 21:57 IST
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Swachh Gram Abhiyan scheme

The government has announced awards of Rs 5 lakh, Rs 3 lakh and Rs 2 lakh for the three gram panchayats in each district.(HT Representative Image)

The Punjab government has constituted a four-member committee in each district for the selection of three best gram panchayats to be awarded under the Swachh Gram Abhiyan scheme.

The government has announced awards of Rs 5 lakh, Rs 3 lakh and Rs 2 lakh for the three gram panchayats in each district.

A spokesperson for the rural development and panchayat department said the deputy commissioners would be the chairpersons of the committees in their respective districts, whereas the district development and panchayat officers, block development and panchayat officers and XENs of water supply and sanitation department would be the members of these committees.

The district committees have been planned to motivate people in general and gram panchayats in particular under the scheme, the spokesman said.