Rajouri: In a landmark initiative to ensure the seamless reach of Central Government schemes to the farthest corners of the district, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal, on Tuesday flagged off a mobile publicity Van here in Atti area of Rajouri block as the part of the ongoing “Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra.”
The Mobile Van will traverse through the district according to a pre-defined schedule. Laden with information, education, and communication (IEC) materials, the van aims to create public awareness about a myriad of central government schemes. With a sound system and digital LED screen on board, the van will showcase videos of Prime Minister’s addresses, testimonials from beneficiaries and informative clips to further enhance understanding.
The Yatra focuses on both urban and rural areas, spotlighting key schemes such as PM Svanidhi, PM Vishwakarma Yojana, PM Mudra Yojana, PM Ujjwala Yojana, Start up India/stand up India, Ayushman Bharat, PM Awas Yojana (Urban), SBM(Urban), PM eBus Sewa, AMRUT, PM Bhartiya Jan Aushidi Pariyojana, Ujjala Yojana, Subhagya Yojana, Digital Payment infrastructure, Khelo India, RCS:UDAN, Vande Bharat Trains and Amrit Bharat Station scheme and rural areas schemes like Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, PMGKAY, DAY-NRLM, PM Awas Yojana Rural, PM Ujjwala Yojana, PM KISAN Saman, PM Vishwakarma, KCC, PM Poshan Abhiyan, JJM and SVAMITVA.
While addressing the event, the Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal expressed the significance of this initiative saying that the primary objectives of the yatra include disseminating information, fostering awareness, and establishing direct interaction with beneficiaries.
Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal highlighted the role of the mobile van in achieving saturation of all schemes and enhancing awareness among the populace. This proactive approach signifies the dedication of the administration to ensuring comprehensive awareness, leaving no eligible individual uninformed about transformative government schemes.
During the event, Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal elaborated on the transformative impact of the Yatra, emphasizing its pivotal role in the effective implementation of diverse welfare initiatives across the nation. He underscored the instrumental role of the yatra in fostering development and promoting engagement with government schemes.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra stands as a testament to the commitment of the Government to inclusive development, ensuring that the benefits of its schemes reach every individual, contributing to the overall socio-economic landscape of the district.
Among the others, Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Khurshid; Assistant Commissioner Panchayat, Sheraz Chowhan; Chief Medical Officer, Dr Rajinder Sharma; Block Development Officer Rajouri, Pardeep Bakshi and other officers, officials, PRIs and the public attended the event.