Bandipora: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) Friday successfully commenced in rural areas of district Bandipora, while locals received the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Van with much enthusiasm and fervor.
Initially the Yatra commenced in different panchayats including Watrina and Panzigam panchayats of the district.
On reaching the panchayats, the locals accorded warm welcome to Nodal Officer IEC Campaign for district Bandipora, Bilal Ahmad Mir, who reached the venue with the IEC Van.
Among others, ACP Bandipora Muzafar Ahmad, prominent citizens, beneficiaries, and a galaxy of youth were also present on the occasion.
An overwhelming response was witnessed from the locals who gathered around IEC Van and enthusiastically listened to the recorded message from the Prime Minister of India regarding the campaign.
During the program, Viksit Sankalp Bharat pledge was also administered to all the participants who pledged for the overall development of the Nation.
Meanwhile, a series of cultural events were presented by the students depicting rich Kashmiri culture.
During the yatra, several flagship schemes including Jal Jeevan Mission, Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana, PM Awas Yojana, PM PRANAM Yojana and Urea Subsidy Scheme will be showcased.
The ARTO said that the collaborative spirit exhibited by residents and local authorities reflects a collective determination to build a more vibrant and empowered community.