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Cabinet approves restructured scheme for making local bodies self-sustainable

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Saturday approved a restructured Rashtriya Gram Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme aimed at making rural local bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient.

Addressing a press conference here, said -- who chaired the CCEA meeting -- will officially launch the scheme on April 24 in Madhya Pradesh's Mandla.

The total outlay for the scheme during 2018-19 to 2021-2022 would be Rs 7,255 crore, of which 60 per cent would be borne by the Centre.

Tomar said the RGSA will help more than 2.55 lakh Panchayati Raj Institutions to develop governance capabilities to deliver on sustainable development goals through inclusive local governance, with a focus on optimum utilisation of available resources.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, April 21 2018. 15:36 IST
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