Minister of Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar will today confer the National Panchayat Awards 2019 at a function in New Delhi today.
The Awards will be given to awardee Panchayats and States in various categories. These categories are Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar, Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar, Gram Panchayat Development Plan Award, Child-Friendly Gram Panchayats Award and e-Panchayat Puraskar. As many as 246 awards will be given out of which 195 awards will be given in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar category and six states will be awarded in e- Panchayat Puraskar category.
The awards are given to the best performing Panchayats in recognition of their good work at different levels including the delivery of services and sanitation.