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Odisha Govt launches ‘PEETHA’ to create awareness about various Schemes

ONI Bureau:  With an aim to create awareness among people about various Government schemes and improve transparency, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a new programme the Peoples Empowerment Enabling Transparency and Accountability of Odisha Initiatives (PEETHA).

Reportedly, PEETHA is a sub-scheme of the State Governtment’s flagship Ama Gaon Ama Bikas Yojana.

The State Government will organise special camps at Gram Panchayat headquarters across the State from 15th to 20th of each month to address the PEETHA. Benefits like LED bulb, Old Age pension, Artist pension, Mission Shakti etc will be distributed to the beneficiaries there.

The best panchayat in each Block will be given Rs. 5 lakh for organising PEETHA.

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