Minister for Information and Public Relations D K Auruna today said that the ‘Prajapatham’ programme was conducted in 4,254 Gram Panchayats and wards during the last four days in the state. In a release, the Minister said in all 1,36,411 works were opened in the four days and it was found that wage payments were made on time in 3,080 gram panchayats. Under Pavalavaddi Scheme, Rs 1,20,820 lakh was distributed in rural areas and Rs 17,409 lakh in urban areas while under Input subsidy distribution programme, 7,17,872 farmers were distributed Rs 245 crore, she said. Under drinking water supply schemes, 4,393 problems were identified and 1,735 problems were redressed, she said. It was found that in 3,996 villages or wards power was supplied for seven hours a day to the farmers, she said, adding low voltage problems were identified in 1577 gram panchayats and wards and in 1,550 villages problems were rectified. Problems were identified in 2,892 Transformers and out of which 3,014 transformers were replaced in the four days, she said.
During four days 10,523 loose electrical spans and lines were identified and 3,985 lines were rectified, she said. All the 2,200 PHCs visited in four days were found to be working satisfactorily, she informed. In the four days 15,61,376 Arogya Sri cards were distributed and in 4,177 gram panchayats and wards awareness was created regarding health issues. In 4,177 gram pachayats and wards people were aware that 108 and 104 services were available, she said and added that in 115 grampanchayats migration was noticed and it was found that in 3679 grampanchayats and wards sufficient works are in the shelf to provide work and to avoid migration, she said