ANNOUNCEMENTS :
  • Timeline: The online application forms are open w.e.f 28th September 2018 for entry. The Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayats, as the case may be) may apply for awards online extended upto date 15thNovember 2018 and the States/UTs may submit/forward the online nominations after due verifications to Ministry of Panchayati Raj upto extended date 5th December 2018.
    For User Name and Password, please contact to State Nodal Officer and NIC State Coordinator. Each User have to change the password on first login attempt. In case of any difficulty, Ministry Of Panchayati Raj may be contacted at e-mail address: awards-mopr@nic.in
Important :Last date of nomination from panchayat(Non-Poll bound State/UTs) is extended to 15th November,2018 and final duly verified recommended panchayat can be forwarded by State/UTs(Non-Poll bound) to Ministry of Panchayati Raj by 5th December,2018. However Panchayats of Poll bound States can submit nomination by 24th December,2018 and final duly verified recommended panchayat can be forwarded by Poll bound States(Chhatisgarh,Madhya Pardesh,Mizoram,Rajasthan,Telangana) to Ministry of Panchayati Raj by 10th January 2019

WELCOME TO PANCHAYAT AWARDS - 2019

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 2017-2018) to be given away in the year 2019 are invited-

S.No. Name of Award Number of Award Application format Number of Nominations Reference
1. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) 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 times of number of awards Annex-I
2. Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar (NDRGGSP) to Gram Panchayats for outstanding performance of Gram Sabha. One for each States/UTs Online Two/Three per State/UT
3. Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) Awards Three (3) best GPs across the country Online Upto Three per State/UT Annex-II

Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) 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 DDUPSP will be received for General and Thematic categories. One-third of the total DDUPSP 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.
DDUPSP 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.

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

Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) Award: This is a new award introduced during 2017-18, to be conferred upon three best performing Gram Panchayats across the country. This has been done with a view to encourage the GPs which have developed their GPDPs according to the State/UT specific guidelines prepared in line with the models guidelines issued by 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 online nominations are open w.e.f 28th September 2018 for entry. The Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayats, as the case may be) may now apply for awards online upto extended date For Non-Poll States/UTs:15thNovember 2018 [For Poll bound States:24thDecember 2018] and the States/UTs may now submit/forward the online nominations after due verifications to Ministry of Panchayati Raj [Non-Poll bound State/UTs by:5thDecember 2018],[Poll bound State by:10thJanuary 2019].
Please keep visiting this site regularly for latest update.
Important : For User Name and Password, State Nodal Officer and NIC State Coordinator shall be contacted. Each User have to change the password on first login attempt and keep password in safe custody. 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.

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82

250

Total Questionnaire Published across 26 States/UTs

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245

976

31612

Total Answer Saved across 25 States/UTs

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632

19511

Total Answer Frozen across 25 States/UTs

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353(VP)

1(IP) / 0(VP)

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

Total Recommendations across 4 States/UTs

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