A surprise inspection was conducted by the Secretary (PRI), DNH & DD along with the Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat, Daman and Block Development Officer, Daman of the Somnath Gram Panchayat and Office of the Somnath Gram Panchayat on July 8, 2021. During the visit several deficiencies in, the record maintenance and cleanliness in the Panchayat areas and Panchayat Ghar was noticed, Instructions were issued to Sarpanch and all Office functionaries of Somnath Panchayat to maintain proper office records, follow all codal formalities and maintain overall cleanliness in the Panchayat area as well at Panchayat Ghar. A Show Cause Notice in this regard has also been issued to the Sarpanch by the Secretary (PRI) seeking explanation for these deficiencies. Similar visit shall be carried out in other Gram Panchayat areas in coming days. In view of the above, it is requested to give the above press note wide publicity through newspaper for awareness among general public and all stakeholders.