Telangana Grama Jyothi Scheme For Development of Villages


The CM Sri K. Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to launch Telangana Grama Jyothi Scheme For Development of Villages in Telangana State.

The Telangana Grama Jyothi Scheme is likely to be launched on August 15 2015. A whopping Rs 25,000 crore will be spent on implementing the Grama Jyothi Scheme over a five-year period for all round village development.

The Chief Minister is planning to conduct a district collectors’ conference on July 30 to prepare a comprehensive plan of action, according to official sources.

Telangana Grama Jyothi Scheme Details

The objective of the Grama Jyothi programme was to strengthen the panchayat raj system, making gram panchayats active participants in development schemes and preparation of plans at village-level on their own, he noted.

The Chief Minister has also set up a Cabinet sub-committee headed Mr. Rama Rao with Ministers Etela Rajender (Finance), Tummala Nageswara Rao (Roads & Buildings), Pocharam Srinivas Reddy (Agriculture), T. Harish Rao (Irrigation) and Jogu Ramanna (Forest) as its members to prepare modalities of Grama Jyothi programme. He asked the sub-committee to give its report in a week’s time.

Telangana Grama Jyothi Scheme Mission

  • Better coordination of line departments through planning process for convergence of major Schemes which work in Silos
  • To bring in synergy of Developmental efforts at GP Level
  • Preparation of GP development Plans
  • Bottom-up planning to be adopted for optimal utility of resources and avoid duplication
  • To improve the service delivery in core sectors
  • To kindle and exploit the enormous community strength for development
  • Awareness more critical than funds
  • To make GP level Institutions more Accountable, Transparent and Responsive to People’s needs
  • To make Gram Sabha more vibrant

Telangana Grama Jyothi Scheme Details


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