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National Panchayat Award

Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR), Government of India has been incentivizing the best performing Panchayats recommended by the State Governments/UT Administrations since 2011-12 through an online portal developed by MoPR, Govt. of India. The awards are given on the National Panchayati Raj Day celebrated on 24th of April every year.

Online Nominations are invited from Panchayats (or similar level local bodies) for National Panchayat Awards 2021 (Appraisal year 2019-2020). The award categories are (i) Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) is given to best performing Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayat) across the States/UTs in recognition of the good work that is done by PRIs at each level for improving delivery of services and public goods. Nine thematic categories for GPs are Sanitation, Civic Services (Drinking Water, Street Light, infrastructure), Natural Resource Management, Marginalized section (Women, SC/ST, Disabled, Senior Citizen), Social Sector performance, Disaster Management, Community Based Organizations/Individuals taking voluntary actions to support GPs, Innovation in Revenue Generation and e-Governance. (ii) Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar (NDRGGSP) is given to Gram Panchayats/Village Councils for their outstanding contribution to the socio-economic development by involving Gram Sabhas. (iii) Gram Panchayat Development Plan Award (GPDPA) is given to Gram Panchayat/ Village Council which has developed its GPDP according to the State/UT specific guidelines prepared in line with the model guidelines issued by MoPR. (iv) Child-friendly Gram Panchayat Award (CFGPA) is given to best performing Gram Panchayat/Village Council for adopting child-friendly practices.

For appraisal year 2018-19, MoPR has awarded below mentioned Panchayats  under following award categories:

S.No

Zila Parishad

Panchayat Samiti

Gram Panchayat

Award Category

1

Kuruskhetra

 

 

DDUPSP

2

Jind

Safidon

 

DDUPSP

3

Gurugram

Pataudi

 

DDUPSP

4

Bhiwani

Loharu

Singhani

DDUPSP

5

Kaithal

Pundri

Derdu

DDUPSP

6

Yamunanagar

Radaur

Khurdban

DDUPSP

7

Kurukshetra

Shahbad

Kahangarh

NDRGGSP

8

Rohtak

Kalanaur

Kahanaur

GPDP

9

Panipat

Panipat

Jhattipur

CFGPA