Sensitization of Sub County stakeholders on the PDM module
Parish Development Module (PDM) sensitization of sub county stakeholders at Nambieso sub county today. The people of Nambieso have embraced the program.
Sensitization already done at other sub counties like Abongomola and Ayabi by the CDO, RDC, Sub County Chief and Communication Officer.
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief (C-I-C) of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), announced that government is to launch the Parish Development Model on February 26, 2022 to ensure that all Ugandans eradicate poverty in their households. General Museveni made the revelation while officiating at the celebrations marking the 41st Tarehe Sita Anniversary on the 6th Feb 2022.
THE PURPOSE, GOAL & OBJECTIVE OF THE PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL
1.1.1 The purpose of the PDM is to deepen the decentralisation process; improve household incomes; enable inclusive, sustainable, balanced and equitable socio-economic transformation; and increase accountability at local levels.This implies eradication of poverty and vulnerability, as well as total transformation of the subsistence households (both on-farm and off-farm, in rural and urban settings) into the money economy.
1.1.2 The goal of the PDM is to increase household incomes and improve quality of life of Ugandans with a specific focus on the total transformation of the subsistence households (both on-farm and off-farm, in rural and urban settings) into the money economy, as well as eradication of poverty and vulnerability in Uganda
1.1.3 The overall objective is to increase the effectiveness of the interaction between the government and its people, in order to accelerate the realization of government’s long-term goal of socio-economic transformation.
The PDM is aligned to the following 5 strategic objectives of the NDPIII;
i) Enhance value addition in Key Growth Opportunities
ii) Strengthen private sector capacity to drive growth and create jobs
iii) Consolidate & increase stock and quality of Productive Infrastructure
iv) Enhance productivity and wellbeing of Population
v) Strengthen the role of the State in guiding and facilitating development
Find attached the Implementation Guidelines for the PARISH MODEL OPERATION