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BRIEF NOTE ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT

                        There are 13 villages in U.T. Chandigarh, which are located within a radius of 8 K.M. from Chandigarh city and have a population of 50,135.  3 tier Panchayati Raj System exists i.e. one Zila Parishad at District level, one Panchayat Samiti at Block level and 12 Gram Panchayats at village level.   With the efforts put in by the Chandigarh Administration, the basic amenities and services are available in abundance to residents of villages.   

                        During the last year 2007-08, an amount of Rs.346.57 lacs was available under Plan Scheme “Strengthening of Infrastructure”,  which was provided to Panchayati Raj Institutions and the Engineering Department for the work of street paving, construction of surface drains and storm water drainage.   The sanitation scheme is being also implemented with the funds of the said Plan Scheme.   An amount of Rs.50.00 lacs has been provided to the Department of Science & Technology for providing solar street lighting in all villages.  The major achievement in the field of rural development are indicated in the Annexure.

                           During the current year 2008-09, an amount of Rs.500.00 lacs was available under the scheme “Strengthening of Infrastructure” and  has been provided to the Zila Parishad for execution of the development projects in U.T. villages.  Further, the following initiatives are being taken up for social and economic upliftment of the rural masses:-

    1. Introduction of Paying Guest Houses.
    2. Training and Entrepreneurship development among village youth.
    3. Development Plan for Sanitation and shifting of cattle for away from village abadi.
    4. Survey of Below Poverty Line Families.
    5. Preparation of Property Records in all village

            ACHIEVEMENTS IN RURAL AREAS

Sr.No.

Item

Achievements

1.

Piped Water Supply

All villages covered.

2.

Electrification

Provided in all villages.

3.

Metalling of circular roads

Metalled in all villages.

4.

Street pavement and construction of surface drains.

All the major streets of U.T. villages have been paved up with side surface drains.

5.

Provision of flush type latrines

The facility exists in all villages except village Kishangarh where no land is available for the purpose.

6.

Multi-purpose building of activity centres.

Provided in all villages except Kishangarh where no land is available for the purpose.

7.

Sewerage facility

All villages covered.

8.

Bus service.

Available to all villages.

9.

Health care

11 Health Sub Centres are functioning in villages :

      i)         Hallomajra.

ii)         Kajheri

iii)                 Maloya

iv)                   Palsora

v)                    Kaimbwala

vi)                  Dhanas

vii)                Khuda Lahora

viii)              Kishangarh

ix)                 Raipur Kalan

x)                   Daria

xi)                 Mauli-Jagran

  10.

Veterinary service

10 Veterinary centres are functioning in villages :

      i)         Hallomajra.

ii )         Palsora

iii)                Khuda Alisher

iv)                  Behlana

v)                    Daria

vi)                  Khuda Lahora

vii)                Maloya

viii)              Dhanas

ix)                 Kajheri

x)                   Kaimbwala

11.

Education facility

Senior Secondary School             1

High Schools                               10

Middle schools                              2

Primary Schools                            5

12.

Construction of sports stadium

Provided in villages :

      i)          Khuda Alisher

ii)                  Maloya

 iii)       Dadumajra.