ANNOUNCEMENTS :
  • Timeline: The Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayats, as the case may be) may apply for awards online upto new extended date 17th September 2016 and the States/UTs may submit/forward the online nominations after due verifications to Ministry of Panchayati Raj upto extended date 10th October 2016.

    The online application forms will open for entry on 1st July 2016. User Name and Password will remain same as provided by NIC last year. In case of any difficulty, Ministry Of Panchayati Raj may be contacted at e-mail address: awards-mopr@nic.in

WELCOME TO PANCHAYAT AWARDS - 2017

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

Nominations in the prescribed online formats for following categories of Awards (Appraisal year 2015-16) to be given away in the year 2017 are invited-

S.No. Name of Award Number of Award Application format Number of Nominations Reference
1. Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (PSP) in General and Thematic categories for all three levels of Panchayats. As per list (One third of the total awards are in thematic category). Online Two/Three times of number of awards Annex-I
2. Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha (RGGS) Puraskar to Gram Panchayats for outstanding performance of Gram Sabha. One for each States/UTs Online Two/Three per State/UT
3. Award to Gram Panchayats for good work in the implementation of MGNREGS activities (To be awarded by MoRD) Total Ten numbers Online Two per State/UT Annex-II

Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (PSP) are 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. This year the nomination for PSP will be received for General and Thematic categories. One-third of the total PSP awards are proposed in the categories of thematic awards. Nine thematic categories 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, CBOs/Individuals taking voluntary actions to support Gram Panchayats, Innovation in Revenue Generation and e-Governance.
PSP would be assessed out of Max. 100 marks for General Theme and out of Max. 120 marks (i.e. 100 marks for General questionnaire and 20 marks for Thematic questionnaire) for each of the Thematic Awards.

The Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar (RGGSP) are given to Gram Panchayats only for their outstanding contribution to the socio-economic development by involving Gram Sabhas.

The awards for good work in implementation of "MGNREGS" will be for Gram Panchayats only. The award will be given by the MoRD on the recommendations of MoPR.

  • While nominating the Panchayats for awards, the States/UTs should ensure that the Gram Panchayats and Intermediate Panchayats in Schedule V areas are represented in proportion to the number of Panchayats therein.

  • The States/UTs should also ensure that the Panchayats from different parts of the States/UTs are represented while nominating. The nominations from Intermediate and Gram Panchayats from one district should not be more than two each.

Timeline: The Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayats, as the case may be) may apply for awards online upto new extended date 17thSeptember 2016 and the States/UTs may submit/forward the online nominations after due verifications to Ministry of Panchayati Raj upto extended date 10th October 2016.

The online application forms will open for entry on 1st July 2016.
User Name and Password will remain same as provided by NIC last year. In case of any difficulty, Ministry of Panchayati Raj may be contacted at e-mail address: awards-mopr@nic.in and panchayatawards@googlegroups.com

States/UTs should define and freeze the workflow for each type of questionnaire in time so that Panchayats can access the website with their credentials for filling the answer of questionnaire.

For more information regarding the award guidelines and necessary instructions relating to the procedure for filling of nominations, the interested Panchayats are requested to refer the Ministry's website link http://panchayataward.gov.in. They may also contact State Nodal Officers of the Panchayati Raj Department of the state for assistance in filling up of the online nomination formats. While freezing the answer to the questionnaires, the panchayats and committees should ensure that all details are correctly filled therein. States/UTs are requested to give further publicity to these awards.

99

80

267

Total Questionnaire Published across 28 States/UTs

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399

1497

71057

Total Answer Saved across 28 States/UTs

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329

1223

62229

Total Answer Frozen across 27 States/UTs

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5414(VP)

109(IP) / 1567(VP)

0(ZP) / 0(IP) / 0 (VP)

Total Recommendations across 17 States/UTs

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