The Smartgram (smart village) initiative of Rashtrapati Bhavan was inaugurated for five villages of Haryana – Tajnagar, Dhaula, Alipur, Harchandpur, and Rojka Meo by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.
Now it is approved that the initiative will be extended to 100 villages in the vicinity of the initially selected five village of Haryana.
A meeting with people’s representative from 100 villages now included under the Smartgram initiative and selected stakeholders on expansion of Smartgram initiative was taken by the Secretary to the President, Omita Paul on Monday.
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The aim of the meeting was to sensitize people on the initiative and discuss plans for implementation of various programmes in these villages.
A large number of projects has been undertaken in the initially selected five villages of Haryana under the Smartgram initiative in the fields of agriculture, skill development, energy, education, heath, employment generation, developing entrepreneurship, etc.
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