Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra becomes platform for empowering people: LG
Reviews Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, UT recruitment, & outreach programs progress
Post by RK News on Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Jammu, Dec 05: Highlighting the vision and aim of ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ to achieve saturation of government schemes, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said the outreach campaign is witnessing enthusiastic response from the public, especially women, youth and farmers.
The LG participated in the ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ at Flora Nagbani Panchayat, today.
He shared the efforts of the UT Administration, under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for socio-economic transformation and bringing weaker and marginalized sections into the mainstream.
“Women and youth have also become Charioteer of Vikas Rath and actively engaged in spreading awareness about the schemes. This constructive spirit of Jan Bhagidari will ensure benefits reach far corners of Union Territory to build a modern and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir,” the Lt Governor said.
The LG said the government is committed to brighten the lives of people, who were treated unfairly and faced discrimination for many decades. “It is our prime objective to develop rural areas into business hubs and create decent lucrative employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for youth in villages,” the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor commended the endeavour of the sarpanch of Falora Nagbani Panchayat in Solid-Liquid Waste Management. He called upon PRI representatives to replicate the best practices to transform their respective Panchayat into a model Panchayat.
The Lt Governor administrated ‘Hamara Sankalp Viksit Bharat’ pledge to officials, PRI members and the citizens present on the occasion. He visited the stalls put up by different departments and handed over the sanction letters to beneficiaries under various schemes.
Vandana Kumari, sarpanch Flora Nagbani highlighted the steps taken to ensure saturation of government schemes.
Ramesh Kumar, Divisional Commissioner Jammu; Sachin Kumar Vaishya, Deputy Commissioner Jammu; Shakti Pathak, DIG Jammu -Samba -Kathua Range, senior officers, PRI members, beneficiaries, members of Self Help Groups and people in large number were present.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha chaired a high-level meeting with senior officials to review the progress of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, recruitment to various posts and status of institutionalised outreach programmes for bridging information and knowledge gap regarding government schemes and programmes across the UT of J&K.
The meeting was attended by Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary; RR Swain, DGP; Vijay Kumar, ADGP Law & Order; Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor; Sh Rajesh Sharma, Chairman JKSSB; Administrative Secretaries; Divisional Commissioners; DIGs; Deputy Commissioner, SPs, senior officials of Civil and Police Administration, in person and through virtual mode.
“We must reach out to farmers, youth, women and deprived section of society to inform and educate them about government schemes and programmes. All the schemes should be saturated to realize Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Viksit Bharat,” the Lt Governor said.
He directed the senior officials to regularly assess and closely monitor the saturation of flagship schemes.
He instructed the Deputy Commissioners, SPs, and other concerned Departments to generate awareness about Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra and other public outreach programmes of the government.