Today - National Panchayati Raj Diwas Day Across India

Posted on:24 Apr 2017 10:38:37
 Today - National Panchayati Raj Diwas Day Across India
24 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Every year April 24 is being observed as National Panchayati Raj Diwas across India. This day marks the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.

  • This year Minister of Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar  is commemorating "National Panchayati Raj Day" at Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh . The Chief  Minister of Uttar Pradesh,  Shri Adityanath Yogi  will inaugurate the conference. "

  • National awards namely Deendayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar, Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar to be conferred upon Panchayati Raj Institutions and e-Panchayat Puraskars to State Governments.

  • The Kuther Gram Panchayat of Himachal Pradesh will also get this award for its best works. This Gram Panchayat was the first to become open defecation free (ODF) and was awarded sum of five lakh Rupees.


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