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Naveen announces new programme to create transparancy

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Monday announced a new programme to create transparancy and awareness about various government schemes.

The programme, the Peoples EmpowermentEnabling Transparency and Accountability (PEETHA), also aims at improving transparency in the distribution of individual and social benefits.

"I am pleased to announce PEETHA. This initiative will create awareness about various schemes of the government and improve transparency," said.

He said the PEETHA is a sub-scheme of the state government's flagship yojana.

As part of the initiative, camps will be organised at gram panchayat level from 15th to 20th of each month, beginning from December 2018.

Every month the best panchayat in each Block will be given Rs 5 lakh for organising PEETHA. Upon completion of the camps, the best panchayats in each district will be awarded at the district Level, said.

Similarly, panchayats, blocks and best districts will be awarded with special funds at the state level, he said.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 23:37 IST