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Odisha launches PEETHA to create awareness about various schemes

Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (UNI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced
Peoples Empowerment Enabling Transparency and Accountability (PEETHA) an
initiative to create awareness about various schemes of the government and improve
transparency in distribution of individual and social benefits.
The intiative is a part of the 3-T initiatives of Technology Transparency and
Teamwork Model and a sub scheme of the Ama Gaon Ama Bikas scheme.
Under the initiative every month starting from this month camps will be organized
at the Gram Panchayat level from 15 th to 20th every month.
Alongwith distribution of benefits of various schemes like Mission Shakti, Madhu
Babu Pension yojana, Artist pension, and any other individual benefit as per local
benefit would be taken up in the camps.
Awarenss generation about various important initiatives of the government would
also be organized.
Block level observers will monitor the scheme and voluntary social workers would
assist in its implementation.
Every month the best panchayat in each block will be awarded with Rs five lakh
for organizing PEETHA.
Similarly at the state level panchayats, blocks and best districts will be felicitated
and awarded with special funds, official sources here said.
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