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National Panchayat Awards 2019

Current context: The National Panchayat awards 2019 was conferred to Gram Panchayats by the Minstry of Panchayati Raj on 23rd October 2019 in New Delhi.
National Panchayat Awards 2019
  • The awards were categorised in:
    1. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar category- 195 awards were conferred to Gram Panchayats
    2. Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar category- 20 awards were conferred to Gram Panchayats
    3. Gram Panchayat Development Plan Award category- 3 awards were conferred to Gram Panchayats
    4. Child-Friendly Gram Panchayats Award- 22 awards
    5. e-Panchayat Puraskar category- 6 awards
  • ‘Gram Manchitra’ App was also launched at the Occasion which is a Geo-Spatial based decision support system for panchayats and help them monitor, develop and plan developmental activities on a real time basis.
  • Since 2011-12, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has been incentivizing the best performing Panchayats.

Question: 

Q.1 The National Panchayat awards 2019, recently in the news is given by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Panchayati Raj
b. Ministry of Rural Development
c. Ministry of Tourism
d. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
National Panchayat Awards 2019 National Panchayat Awards 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 24, 2019 Rating: 5

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