Ranchi, August 13: Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that by weeding out the corrupt and the middle men from the panchayat level of
administration the dream of Gram Swaraj can only be realized for which the government has appointed panchayat volunteers at the panchayat
Participating in the ‘sarkar Aapke Dwar’ (Government at your door programme at Saryu village of this district he said that the panchayat volunteers
have been given the responsibility of getting made the caste, income and residential certificates and also delivering it at the home of the applicant.
He said that in 16,000 village youth as panchayat volunteers are working so that the people do not have to run after the block offices to get their
certificates made. He said that the panchayat volunteers would take the help of the villagers in this task and also asked the villagers to cooperate with them. Das said that apart from certificates they would also be selecting the youth to undergo skill development training and under the
scheme of the government 100 youth from every panchayat would be trained and linked with jobs.
He said that panchayat self governance council has been formed to monitor the The CM said that without
the cooperation of the people development was not possible.
He said that in remote areas like Saryu the youth were forced to pick up guns but arms do not make any changes as changes in the system can
only be brought through democratic means. He congratulated the villagers for taking the decision to accord priority to development and make the area free from Maoists.
Das further asked the Maoists to either lay down their weapons or be ready to face the bullets of the police. He said that strict measures would be adopted against the Maoists in the state as target has been set to make Jharkhand free from the Maoists in 2017.