Question raised in Lok Sabha on Functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions, 02/07/2019
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions, 02/07/2019. The Government has launched the core Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA), which is being implemented from 2018-19 to 202122, with the primary aim of developing governance capabilities of PRIs to deliver on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) with the main thrust on convergence with Mission Antyodaya and emphasis on strengthening PRIs in the 117 Aspirational districts. The scheme of RGSA extends to all States/Union Territories (UTs) including institutions of Rural Local Government in NonPart-IX areas. Details of Annual Action Plan (AAP) of the States/UTs approved and funds released there under during the years 2016-17 and 2017-18 under the erstwhile scheme of Capacity Building – Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (CB-PSA) and during the year 2018-19 and 2019-20 under the scheme of RGSA are at Annexure.