Kolkata: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on Saturday, claimed that West Bengal has bagged top position in the country in a category under 100-day work scheme implementation.
In a Facebook post she said, “I am very happy to share with all of you that Bengal has again emerged No 1 in the country for Convergence and Livelihood Augmentation under 100 days’ work scheme, as announced by the Govt of India.”
She elaborated, “This is 3 times in a row that we have bagged this prestigious distinction. Purba Burdwan and Coochbehar districts are among top districts in the country for effective implementation of 100 days’ work scheme.”
Ms Banerjee noted, “Bengal has also stood 2nd in the country in Water Conservation sector, the awards for which are being announced for the first time.”
The chief minister added, “Upper Bagdogra GP of Naxalbari Block near Siliguri has ranked among the best performing Gram Panchayats in the country for 100 days’ work. My heartiest congratulations and best wishes to all.”