Sweta Trayambak

Sweta

Placed at:   Ramgarh, Jharkhand

Education:

Prior work experience:
One key work during fellowship
Issue:

  • Distrust among local people against district administration
    Number of complaints pendency with block and district administration
    Administration insensitiveness towards the issues of beneficiaries
    Distress amongst the beneficiaries regarding various issues at ground level

What was done:

  • Sensitization of local people , govt. employees and PRI members on social audit
    Developed a simple module of social audit which can be implemented by the beneficiaries and built their capacity

Impact:

  • Many people especially women came forward and attended district public hearing first time.
    PRI members and beneficiaries / villagers started taking accountability for their panchayat work
    Social Audit for IAY was initiated on lines of NREGA social audit