Committee has been constituted for Preparation of Panchayat Development Index (PDI) which includes members from different ministries/departments of Government of India and State Governments Local Indicators Framework on 9 themes of Localization of Sustainable Development Goals has been prepared for developing the measures of Panchayat Development Index and other SDGs progress. No State/ UT including Jammu & Kashmir specific local indicators are developed for formulation of PDI.
The Ministry has been implementing scheme for capacitating elected representatives and functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions. Government has approved revamped Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan for implementation from 2022-23 to 2025-26 with the focus on Capacity Building and Training of elected representatives and functionaries to strengthen Panchayati Raj Institutions.
This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.