Microplanning was experimentally started by Panchayats and Rural Development Department. In June 2005, 25 GPs of Purulia were selected and microplanning has been started. This is expected to cover all the GPs in Purulia gradually.
The implementation Plan of Decentralised Information Management Initiative (DIMI) will start from 20th October 2005 covering all the blocks of Purulia. The Block and District level Officials will be trained for pro-active governance.
A training of the BDOs, CDPOs,BMOHs, Panchayat Samiti sabhapatis and selected Zilla Parishad Karmadhyakshyas on information management through computer basics, software packages and GIS technology. Following the training the trainees would go back to their respective areas and start the process by porting information on maps of their own command area.
Riddhi is devolved with the responsibility of preparing map, providing technology support, conducting the entire training and providing handholding services to strengthen the process.