Guwahati, Aug 10: More than 7,000 schemes both under MGNREGA and PMAY-G will be inaugurated across the state on August 13, an official release informed here on Friday.
The state panchayat and rural development department has stressed on accelerating the pace of overall development of rural areas through successful implementation of various rural development programmes in the state, the release said.
The department has taken up steps for imparting training to the masons in a mission mode covering both male and female aspirants for early construction of 2,59,779 houses under PMAY-G. These trainees will be provided daily wages as compensation to encourage them to come forward, it said.
The department has also taken steps for conducting a door to door survey for which 26,810 village level facilitators were being imparted training by State Institute of Panchayat and Rural development (SIPRD) who will visit every household under PMAY-G to understand the problems faced by the beneficiaries, it also said.
To make this drive more successful, minister of state for panchayat and rural development Naba Kumar Doley has directed all the departmental officials including principal secretary Dr. JB Ekka and commissioner Dr P Ashok Babu to participate in the survey. About 10,000 officials will be visiting including night halt at newly constructed PMAY-G houses. They will also interact with all the beneficiaries regarding their feelings on completion of their houses and also bottlenecks faced by them.
The women officials will complete their visit within the day time. Similarly, there is no compulsion in case of places where there is security risk. The minister along with other ministers, MPs and also MLAs will also take part in the drive to inspire all concerned, it further said.
At the same time, the department has also taken few steps for timely completion of the schemes implemented under MGNREGA. To gear up the supply of materials a Vendor Policy is being adapted and provision for empanelment of the vendors in districts level are made. Besides, various training programmes are chalked out, it added. Moreover, regular communication is being made with the field functionaries through whatsapp, video conferencing etc.