Poverty alleviation programmes to be discussed, says Collector Vijayaraj Kumar
Thanjavur: The gram sabha meetings will be held at all the 589 village panchayats on August 15, Collector C.Vijayaraj Kumar has said.
The list of beneficiaries for various Government schemes and development work to be taken in each village would be approved by the gram sabha meeting, the Collector said in a press release.
Poverty alleviation programmes would be discussed in the meeting.
List of People Below Poverty Line under preparation would be completed on August 12.
The list would be placed in the meetings for approval, he said.
The Collector said that each village should discuss measures for protecting water resources in the villages.
Steps should be taken to prevent water resources getting polluted, he said.
List of beneficiaries under the Indra Awaz Yojana housing scheme would be approved at the meetings.
Awareness about renewable energy sources should also be created among people at the meeting, the Collector said.
Other subjects to be discussed include solid waste management, abolition of child labour, disaster management, etc.
The Collector appealed to the members of women self-help groups and people in the village to attend meetings.