The Central government has selected five Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) of Haryana for the 'Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar-2017'.
Apart from this, Bhalkhi Gram Panchayat of district Rewari has been selected for 'Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar-2017'.
An official spokesman said that the five PRIs included Jind Zila Parishad, Kalanaur Panchayat Samiti and Bhainsru Kalan Gram Panchayat of district Rohtak, Dhani Laxman Gram Panchayat of district Bhiwani and Khurdban Gram Panchayat of district Yamunanagar.
He said that the awards would be given on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day in Lucknow on April 24. These awards are being given to panchayats of various states for better performance in e-Enablement and better working during the year 2015-16, he added.