Swaraj in Piplantri: Building Capacity in Local Self-Governance
The video shows how UNDP’s partnership with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj is bringing about transformational change in Piplantri gram panchayat in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. As a result of the partnership and active participation of villagers in panchayat meetings, the village has been able to get regular water and electricity supply; the number of anganwaadi centres have increased from three to nine; two solar pumps have been installed to ensure regular water supply; check dams have been constructed to recharge water in the wells; and every house has a tap that supplies regular drinking water.
Projects and Initiatives
In partnership with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India, the project aims to strengthen the capacities of elected representatives and officials, institutions and processes at various levels to improve service delivery through training, networking and knowledge sharing.