Gangadevipalli is a village in the Geesukonda zone of Warangal district in the Indian state of Telangana. The village was once under the jurisdiction of Machhapur Gram Panchayat. It was separated from Machhapur in September 1994 and declared as a separate gram panchayat. As a result, the village won the Nirmal National Award in 2007. In the Gram Panchayat elections held in 1995 and 2001, all the ward members, including Sarpanch, were women. The village has been in the news not only at the state level but also at the national level as the heads of several political parties have visited the ideal village in recent times to learn about the place.
Gangadevipalle village is located 12 km from Warangal, the district headquarter and population is 1277..
Village Administration :
The village administration is administered by the gram panchayat. The gram panchayat has no revenue status. In September 1994, Gangadevipalli was declared a separate gram panchayat. Prior to that, it was a suburban village under the Machhapur Gram Panchayat. The village is unique in that all the ward members, including Sarpanch, were elected women in the second Gram Panchayat elections held in 2001 after the first five-year term ended in 1995. Rajamouli was elected Sarpanch in the 2006 panchayat elections.
Development Effort :
The progress and achievements of the villagers of Gangadevi village with self-effort have been commended by many. 100% literacy, 100% prohibition, 100% household sanitation, 100% family control in the village are the indicators of the progress made by the village. These villagers proved that problems can be overcome through self and collective effort and the village can be beautified. Boards appearing on either side as they enter the Wari show their discipline and discipline.
Alcohol is forbidden, all are literate, fluoride-free water for just a rupee can glorify Gangadevipalli. The development of Gangadevipalli in Warangal district is the result of 14 years of hard work and the work of 13 development committees. Things like transparency in every matter and responsibility to everyone in governance have made Gangadevipalli an ideal village. Gangadevipalli was originally a suburb of Machhapuram panchayat. Recognized as a separate panchayat in 1994. By then, Many lives were lost due to country liquor. The idea began among the villagers. Sales of country liquor was banned. The initial fluctuations were overcome. The government exempted Gangadevipalli from liquor sales.
Performance of village committees :
Committees play an important role in the day-to-day administration of the village. A protected purified water facility has been set up in partnership with NGOs without taking any money from the government. The de-fluoride project has been working tirelessly since 1996. 20 liters of fresh water per household is given for Rupee One. Prior to 1994, there was no school in the village. Literacy is limited. The committee was set up with the aim of educating everyone. One volunteer is assigned to every 10 illiterates. Eight years of hard work paid off. One hundred percent literacy by 2002. There is no child labor system. Cable transmissions are free in Gangadevipalli. All you have to do is pay Rs 2,200 once. The amount collected is deposited in banks and overseen by the Ganga Dish Committee with interest. Health Committee, Maternal Committee, Debt Recovery Committee. Each person from each household has responsibilities on some committee. All political parties have the same say in development decisions. The family problem in Gangadevipalli does not go beyond the panchayat office. Not once in 14 years did the police come. A melee case was also not registered.The whole village has 13 committees. The village is divided into 18 parts. Each committee has 11 to 25 members. There is a committee of representatives from each house.
1.Alcohol Prohibition Committee - No alcohol consumption in the village, no illegal movement from neighboring villages.
2.Freshwater Management Committee - House to house water supply, sanitation around taps. Fresh water tanks with the help of Lodhi Company and a fluoride free water project with the help of Tata Company. 20 liters of water per rupee. Adjacent villages have to pay two rupees for it. The revenue of this committee is also crucial for other development works.
3.Education Committee - School maintenance, repairs etc.
4. Ganga Dish Committee - Cable connection work- Uninterrupted cable transmissions for a fee of Rs 2,200 per person. There are no monthly charges.
5. Health Committee - Health care, precaution against seasonal diseases, family planning
6. The Mothers Committee - affiliated to Anganwadi - looks after the needs of pregnant and postpartum women.
7. Recovery Committee - The task of regular disbursement of agricultural loans to banks.
8. Rural Development Committee - All development programs.
Kusam Rajamouli (Sarpanch), Gone Cheralu, Kusam Lingaya, Challa Mallya, Kusam Narayana and Pelli Rajaya played a prominent role in the progress of Gangadevipalle. Rajamouli shared his experience - "At first it was a bit difficult to bring all the people under one roof. Also, we did not stop trying. Some are members of a committee, so they work with the responsibility that whatever work they start, it's mine. All these successes are not achieved by anyone. This credit goes to all the people of the village. "
All elections since 1995 have been unanimous. For ten years from 1995, all women were elected from the ward member to the sarpanch. There are a total of 14 thrift societies in Uluwatu. It is a must have, for any Affiliate, promoting any program.