Training on Planplus underway at Kohima

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Kohima, July 18: Two day training on Planplus under the department of Rural Development is underway at directorate of Rural Development Blocks, Kohima with Principal System Analyst, NIC, Nagaland, Swedesenuo Natso as the resource person.
Planplus is a software developed by NIC, under the guidance and direction from Ministry of Panchayati Raj, in order to demystify and strengthen the decentralized planning process. The software is a web-based software and captures the entire planning workflow starting from identification of needs, the plan approval process till the final approval by the District Planning Committee.
Delivering an introduction to Planplus, Principal System Analyst, NIC, Nagaland, Swedesenuo Natso said Planplus captures different types of activities such as public works, beneficiary oriented programmes and costless activities and also supports need based planning rather than scheme based planning.
It further facilitate convergence of funds from Central, State sponsored schemes and other resources to address the needs of the people. She also informed that it assists integration of plan prepared by planning unit into a single GPDP plan document as well as facilitates tracking of FFC fund flow to GP.
Earlier, in his introductory speech, Joint Director, RD, K. Neibou Sekhose called upon all trainees to be sincere and attentive during the training and learn everything thoroughly as they will be going back to their respective districts and blocks as master trainers. He also urged them to give effort so that the villages do not miss out on developmental activities.
(Page News Service)