Haryana Government assigns Administrative Secretaries to monitor Gram Panchayat Schemes at district level

Chandigarh, July 5,– The Haryana Government has decided that Administrative Secretaries, who have been assigned districts to monitor project progress, will now also monitor the implementation of Gram Panchayat schemes at the district level.

In a directive to the Administrative Secretaries  and Deputy Commissioners, the Chief Secretary, Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal states that this initiative aims at strengthening the governance and effectiveness of Gram Panchayat schemes in the state. Administrative Secretaries who are known as District Coordinators will review meetings at district level with Gram Sanrakshaks on a regular basis and take necessary actions. District Coordinators will also prepare a district-level report In collaboration with the district and submit the report through the designated portal [] for review.

Haryana Government assigns Administrative Secretaries to monitor Gram Panchayat Schemes at district leveld

The State level Steering Committee will thoroughly assess all reports submitted by District Coordinators and will finalize recommendations at the state level. The report will then be submitted to the Chief Minister’s office for further action.

Besides monitoring, Gram Sanrakshaks  will also spread awareness about various public welfare schemes during their visits. They will also review the progress of all defined parameters of the Gram Sanrakshak scheme and prepare a summary report. This report will be shared with the respective District Coordinators for necessary action.

The Chief Secretary has urged all officials involved to revitalize the Gram Sanrakshak Scheme and expedite progress in order to achieve the scheme's objectives.

It is worth mentioning here that under the scheme, the State Government has appointed its Group A Officers as Gram Sanrakshak.  The objective of the scheme is to build a framework for the dynamic and holistic development of the Gram Panchayats with the senior officers of the State performing the role of a guardian (Sanrakshak). The senior officers would carry out an intensive review of the implementation of various schemes of the Government and better oversight of issues pertaining to the welfare of the villagers.