Saturday, April 25, 2020

Islands pride: Two Panchayats bestowed with National Awards

Kishorinagar GP awarded "Child Friendly Gram Panchayat 2020" & Namunaghar GP with “Gram Panchayat Development Programme 2020”

Port Blair, Apr 25
    The Ministry of Panchayati Raj celebrated the National Panchayati Raj Day (National Local Self-Government Day) on April 24, 2020. As the country is observing social distancing during Lockdown, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi addressed and interacted with participants of various Gram Panchayats across the country through video-conferencing. He has launched   the unified e-GramSwaraj Portal and Mobile App on the occasion.
    On the occasion, Gram Panchayat Kishorinagar under Diglipur Block of N&M Andaman District has been honoured with the award of "Child Friendly Gram Panchayat 2020" and Gram Panchayat Namunaghar under Ferrargunj Block of South Andaman District honoured with the award of "Gram Panchayat Development Programme 2020".
     It is a matter of great pride that the Gram Panchayats of A&N Islands have been awarded with the prestigious award even in this tough & challenging situation as A&N Islands fights against COVID-19.