New scheme launched.
- Scheme’s Name: “Our Odisha, new Odisha”
- Type: State government scheme
- Builds on ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikash’: Translating to “Our village, our development,” this successful initiative was a game-changer in 2019.
- Execution: Chief Minister Patnaik directly interacted with people, both in panchayats and through videoconferencing, to understand their needs and aspirations.
- Project Sanction: Projects were sanctioned based on the genuine needs expressed by the rural population.
New Scheme Details
- Funds Allocation: The scheme allocates funds for various projects based on suggestions from the rural population, which constitutes 80% of the state’s population.
- Interaction Medium: Video conferencing continues to be a crucial medium for interaction.
- Every Village Benefits: Every village is ensured at least one project, with a budget limit of Rs 10 lakh per project.
- Project Types: The scheme covers a diverse range of projects, including:
- Strengthening internet connectivity
- Developing playgrounds
- Establishing science parks
- Creating training facilities
- Establishing work hubs
- Setting up skill centers for rural entrepreneurs
- Bridging gaps in education infrastructure
- Providing banking facilities
- Enhancing digital infrastructure at the village level
- Odisha Government: The ‘Ama Odisha’ scheme is an ambitious initiative driven by the Odisha government, aimed at transforming rural communities and fostering development from the grassroots up. copyright©iasexpress.net