- February 12, 2022
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPN Topics
Context: Union Rural Development Minister informed Lok Sabha that only one-fourth of the required number of Disha meetings have taken place as many MPs have complained that Disha meetings are not taking place in their constituencies.
- District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee, also known as Disha, is responsible for monitoring the implementation of 43 government schemes and programmes including NREGS and PMGSY.
- It is headed by an MP elected from the district.
- A Disha is required to meet at least once in a quarter. In a year, at least four meetings of Disha are required to be held.