The Rural Development and Panchayat Minister, Punjab Mr. Surjit Singh Rakhra today released the 1st edition of department’s official magazine ‘Sade Pind’ in a simple but impressive function. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Rakhra said that this magazine would act as bridge between government and villages of the state. He said that the magazine would disseminate the information about the government policies so that the people could avail the opportunities. He said that this magazine would also be helpful in bringing the transparency in the distribution of development funds in rural area. Financial Commissioner Rural Development and Panchayat Mr. M.S. Sandhu said that elected representatives of the villages could also give advice to the policy makers using the platform of this magazine. Editor of the magazine Dr. Rosy Vaid said that the content of this magazine is very interesting and informational, which included the write up of Panchayati Raj Institute, e-panchayats, livestock fairs, wardbandi of panchayats, modern villages etc. Executive editor Mr. Jagtar Singh Sidhu was also present at the occasion.