• Brief Overview: Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA)

Under the Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA), now renamed as the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA), the Directorate of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has taken up the construction work of one State Panchayat Resource Centre (SPRC) at Directorate Head

Quarter,Porompat and 4 (four) District Panchayat Resource Centres (DPRCs) at the four valley district Head Quarters. The construction work is In good progress and nearing completion. During the year, 2016-17, a sum of Rs.413.65 lakhs has been released under the scheme.

It would also be worthwhile to mention that some of our Gram Panchayats have been graded with National level recognition for their good performance during the last couple of years. Out of the

161 GPs of the State two well performing GPs namely (i) Phayeng GP and (ii) Toubul GP were honoured for the first time with the Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (PSP) Award by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on National Panchayat Day, 2015. Also, another three well performing GPs namely (i) Phayeng GP (ii) Khundrakpam GP and (iii) Phubala GP have been honoured with the National Panchayat Awards on National Panchayat Day, 2016. Along with it another GP viz; Lourembam GP has also been honoured for doing Good Works in the implementation of MG-NREGS for the year, 2016. Further some PRis which include Bishnupur ZP , Pangaltabi GP and Thinungei GP have been awarded with Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar Award during the observance of National Panchayat Day, 24th April,2017 held at Lucknow for their good performance. Also another GP viz; Heirok Part II was awarded with Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar during the observance of National Panchayat Day,24th April,2017 held at lucknow. These PRI is have been put to the National level recognition as fruit of hard and dedicated work of this Directorate Staff particularly the Programme Management Unit (PMU) team belonging to the RGPSA.

Training: The usual in-campus capacity building and training of all levels of elected PRis representatives, official functionaries of Rural Development Agencies/Organisations, NGOs, CBOs etc,. are being conducted in the training hall of the newly constructed Academic building of the SIRD at Porompat.

Training is imparted through lectures, discussions with audio-visual aids and field visits. The Institute also has network with other training institutes/organizations etc. The objectives of the courses are mainly to acquaint the official and the non-official rural development functionaries with the Central

Sponsored Schemes, Gram Panchayat Development Plan Programmes and to ensure proper and effective implementation of the poverty alleviation and Rural Development Programmes. During the year under report, upto ending March, 2017, the Institute organized 85 training programmes/workshops.

Altogether, 3220 (three thousand two hundred twenty) PRis elected representatives, officials and non-official rural development functionaries, representatives of Village Authority, members of

Vigilance and Monitoring committees, elected women representatives, SHGs etc. participated in the training programmes. Till date any Extension Training Centre has not been established in the State.

SIRD has been taking sole responsibility to organize off-campus training programmes and cover participants residing in remote villages of interior Blocks of the Districts in the State. A sum of Rs.1,55,68,000/- (One crore fifty five lakhs sixty eight thousands) only has been released to the SIRD

(Manipur) as central share for recurring expenditure including Rs.19.75/- (Nineteen lakhs seventy five thousands) only as 100% of the salary of S(five) Core Faculty Members. Also, the state share amounting to Rs.15,00,000/- (Fifteen lakhs) only has been released by the State Government to meet the recurring expenditure of the institute for the year,2016-17.

Decentralization &. Implementation of R.D. Programmes: The main functions of the Institute are conducting training programmes, workshop, seminars, awareness campaigns, field studies, along with various research studies, evaluation studies, extending post training guidance, consultancy services, systematic documentation etc. The SIRD Manipur aims at providing these programmes to all level of officials and non-officials functionaries in Rural Development and Panchayati Raj I Local Bodies at different venues and regions within the State. Since, the Institute has been functioning as an autonomous Rural Development Training Institute of the State,it has been catering to the training needs of representatives of both ADCs and PRis in relation to the implementation of activities specified in the 11th Schedule of the Constitution.


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