SHILLONG, Feb. 11: The second day of the Public Information Campaign (PIC) on Bharat Nirman programmes like NREGA, NRHM, SSA, MMP and RTI of the Central Government was held at UUP Football Ground, Pynursla, on Thursday, organised by the Central Media Units like PIB, DFP, DAVP, AIR and DDK in collaboration with the district administration, East Khasi Hills.
At the technical session, P. Tynsong, BDO, Pynursla, as well as the secretary shnong, Pynursla, Riniton Diengdoh, praised the Central Media Units for organising the PIC for the benefit of the rural people and urged them to participate. E. Lyngdoh, assistant project officer, DRDA, Pynursla, dwelt on the role of village employment councils, area employment councils, provision of job cards, social audit and unemployment allowance. She said that the aim of the NREGA was to uplift the economic condition of rural people.
District Community Mobilisation coordinator on community participation for implementation of SSA programme, DL Shylla said that the role of the SSA was to improve the universal enrolment in schools. He said that village education committees have been set up through block resource centres to monitor the implementation of the programme.