Panchayats of District Dindori was honoured with Vayoshreshtha Samman for the year 2015 in the category "Best District Panchayat" for providing exemplary services to connect Senior Citizen with the Banking and Financial services under "Project Sampark".
The Hon'ble President of India himself presented the National Award "Vayoshreshtha Samman" in a function organized by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment in New Delhi on October 1, 2015 on the
ocassion of International Day of Older Persons. The then Zila Panchayat CEO, Shri Karmveer Sharma received the honour on the behalf of District Dindori.
Under the Project Sampark, Camps were organized to bring awareness in areas of Health, Legal and Financial aid. This
brought the awareness and raise empowerment in the elderly citizens, who participated in the camps. Zila Panchayat, Dindori planned to open the Bank accounts for the all pensioners in these camps.