Grama One’ offering govt services for citizens to be launched in 12 districts on Republic Day: Karnataka CM

Thomas (Special correspondent) 

CM Bommai takes stock of the preparations for the launch

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said the ambitious ‘Grama One’ programme that is aimed at providing services of various departments at the citizens’ doorsteps would be a reality from Republic Day in rural areas of 12 districts.

Bommai had held a virtual meeting to review the preparations for the launch of the programme. It would be implemented in 12 districts of the state from January 26. About 3,000 ‘Grama One’ service centres would be opened for the purpose, the Chief Minister’s Office said in a statement.

Speaking at the virtual meeting Bommai said, for now it would be launched in 12 districts and it would cover all the districts in the coming days.

He instructed the officials to ensure that services of prominent departments should be made easily available for people in rural areas.

It would be launched in Bidar,Koppal,Ballari, Belagavi,Haveri,Vijayapura,Davangere, Shivamogga,Tumakuru,Chikkamagaluru,Udupi and Kodagu districts on January 26.

About 100 services related to Revenue,Food, Health,labour departments would be available through ‘Grama One’ service centres.

They would be provided with uninterrupted power and internet connectivity, the officials said.