Cabinet rescinds order on rural development ministry office

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The union cabinet has decided to rescind an earlier government decision to set up concurrent evaluation office (CEO) for managing Concurrent Evaluation Network (CENET) in the Ministry of Rural Development, an official statement said on Wednesday.

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

An official release said that the CEO was envisaged to undertake concurrent evaluation of rural development programmes in conjunction with Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the erstwhile Planning Commission.

It said the decision will pave the way for strengthening of the economic and monitoring wing of the ministry for evaluation studies of rural development programmes.



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