IEP Chandigarh, November 10
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala said that Panchayat, Panchayat-Samiti and Zilla Parishad are like a ‘Small Government’ in rural areas and will play an important role in rural development in future.
The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with the newly elected Panchs and Sarpanches of the state in New Delhi today. Today many newly elected panch and sarpanch from all over the state had come to meet him.
While extending best wishes to all the elected representatives, Sh. Dushyant Chautala stated that it is a matter of immense pleasure that educated youth are being elected in Panchayati Raj Institutions, this will increase transparency in the work and enable them to make maximum use of new technology to accelerate the development works. While addressing the elders who came along with the young representatives, he stated that these newly elected youth will benefit much from the guidance of elders in order to speed up the development of the village.
The Deputy Chief Minister informed that the schemes of the Rural Development Department are being transferred by the State Government to the Zilla Parishads. State and Central Finance Commission funds are directly given in the accounts of Panchayati Raj Institutions. With this, the representatives of Panchayat, Panchayat-Samiti and Zilla Parishad will be able to get the work done according to the needs of the local people. He said that Haryana has become the first state in the country to constitute an inter-district council on the lines of an inter-state council.