Rajouri : Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Vikas Kundal on Friday convened a comprehensive meeting to review and strategise the arrangements for the impending “Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra.”
In a detailed discussion, the Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal expounded upon the expansive scope of the Yatra, which primarily aims at ensuring the effective execution of the Central government welfare schemes in rural India. The Yatra will commence from Budhal Old on 15th November 2023 in the district.
The fundamental objectives of the Viksit Bharat Yatra were elucidated, encompassing critical aspects such as reaching out to the vulnerable sections eligible under various schemes but yet to benefit, disseminating information, and fostering awareness about the schemes. The initiative further seeks to establish direct interaction with beneficiaries, sharing personal stories and experiences, while also enrolling potential beneficiaries based on information ascertained during the Yatra.
The meeting delved into an extensive discussion on various schemes targeting both rural and urban awareness. Heads of Departments provided in-depth updates on the current status of scheme saturation and outlined strategies to achieve optimal coverage during the Yatra.
Specific focus was placed on key schemes, including the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna, Pradhan Mantri Kissan Saman Nidhi, Kisan Credit Card (KCC), Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Urban), Pradhan Mantri Vishwakarma, Jal Jeevan Mission, Pradhan Mantri POSHAN Abhiyaan, among others.
The meeting also highlighted the deployment of a Mobile Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) Van, designed to traverse all panchayats and urban areas. The primary objective of the van is to achieve saturation of all schemes and enhance awareness among the populace.
Emphasizing the imperative need for collaborative efforts, the Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal directed all stakeholders to work in synergy, aiming for the seamless implementation of the ambitious initiative.
Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal issued a directive, underscoring the paramount importance of ensuring the seamless and efficient conduct of the Yatra within the district, emphasizing the critical role each stakeholder plays in the successful execution of this transformative initiative.
Among the others who attended the meeting were ADC Rajouri, Rajiv Kumar Khajuria; ADC Sunderbani, Vinod Kumar Behnal; ADC Nowshera, Kartar Singh; ADC Kalakote, Krishan Lal; ADC Koteranka, Surinder Mohan Sharma; CPO, Mohammad Khurshid; PO ICDS, Shoket Mehmood Malik; SDM Thanamandi, Shafeeq Mir; SE Hydraulics, Bharam Jyoti Sharma; CAO, Sohan Singh; LDM, Sanjeev Bhasin and other concerned officers.