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  • PRIA (Society for Participatory Research in Asia), in collaboration with district level partner organization SROUT, and with support of Arghyam, Bangalore is pursuing a year-long Action Research on Implementation of the provision of the Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Area (PESA) Act -1996, with focus on water issue. The action research is being carried out in following five panchayats of the Korba block in Korba district - Sonpuri, Songudha, Chuiya, Jambahar, and Dondaro panchayat.

    With the objective to share the vision document and one year action plan of gram panchayats, the sharing meeting was organized at the meeting hall of Janpad panchayat in Korba. Around 20 participants comprising of President of Janpad panchayat, members of Janpad panchayat, government officials, elected representatives of respective 5 gram panchayats, representative from CSOs and media participated in the meeting.

    During this meeting the process of visioning exercise that was conducted in selected five gram panchayats was shared. It was explained how gram panchayats with the active participation of gramsabha members developed their vision on water management and also prepared their action plan for one year. The subsequent panchayat specific vision documents and one year plan were discussed and passed in gramsabha and gram panchayat meeting.

    Following the sharing of the visioning process, the sarpanchs of the respective gram panchayats shared their one year plan for water management. Rich discussion took place on each aspect of the water management plan. The vision document and one year plans were then submitted to the President of Janpad panchayat by the respective sarpanchs for implementation.

    Ms. Shaniro Bai Rathiya, President of Janpad panchayat, Korba in her concluding remarks appreciated the efforts of SROUT & PRIA. She observed that plans have always been prepared at the top level but ideally it should be come from the bottom. She emphasized that this kind of effort should be done in other panchayats also, and assured that she will put these plans in general body meeting of Janpad panchayat for implementation.
  • Date
    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Where
    Korba Map
  • Host
    PRIA and SROUT
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    Advocacy and Dialogue
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Janpad Panchayat Level meeting on Water Management in Korba

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    • November 14, 2012