Star Villages In Haryana To Get More Funds To Develop
Come April 1 and each village in Haryana would be given stars of different colours in recognition of outstanding performance made in different fields. The star rating of all villages would be made available in the department website, Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare and Rural Development and Panchayats Minister OP Dhankar said on January 15.
He said that stars of different colours would be assigned to the villages in different categories such as their performance in maintaining the gender ratio, environment conservation, cleanliness of village ponds, social harmony, good governance, community participation and cleanliness.
Dhankar said that the village getting seven stars would be given the status of the Indradhanush village. Such villages would be provided more funds for development, Dhankar said. He said that applications under the scheme would be invited in February 2018, and the committee comprising specialists would scrutinise the claims of the villages. On the basis of report of the committee, stars would be provided, he added.
With inputs from Housing News