Imphal East Zilla Parishad bags Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 18, 2019: Imphal East Zilla Parishad has bagged the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) for appraisal year 2017-18.
Ministry of Panchayati Raj has announced the annual awards for best Zilla Parishad and Gram Panchayats for state wise on Tuesday.
DDUPSP are given to best performing Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayat) across the states and union territories in recognition of the good work that is done by PRIs at each level for improving delivery of services and public goods. This year the nomination for DDUPSP will be received for general and thematic categories. One-third of the total DDUPSP awards are proposed in the categories of thematic awards. Nine thematic categories are sanitation, civic services (drinking water, street light, infrastructure), natural resource management, marginalized section (women, SC/ST, disabled, senior citizen), social sector performance, disaster management, CBOs/Individuals taking voluntary actions to support Gram Panchayats, innovation in revenue generation and e-Governance.
In the Gram Panchayat category, Phayeng Gram Panchayat bagged the award in the general category and Waiton Gram Panchayat in the thematic category also won the same.