Udhampur : As a sequel to the ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, Commissioner Secretary, General Administrative Department (GAD), Sanjeev Verma, on Thursday visited Panchayat Jib-B in Udhampur district.
He presided over a mega event organized under Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra besides chairing a public outreach programme aimed at saturating all government schemes and enhancing awareness among the local population.
BDC Chairman Udhampur Lal Chand, Deputy Commissioner, Saloni Rai, SSP Joginder Singh, Additional District Development Commissioner Ghan Sham Singh, Block Development Council Chairpersons, District Development Council members, PRI representatives and a large number of people actively participated in the programme.
While addressing the gathering, Commissioner Secretary emphasized the Prime Minister’s vision behind the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) of ensuring widespread awareness among rural masses, reaching the unreached population, and facilitating the utilization of government welfare schemes. He highlighted the transformative impact of VBSY in fostering development, promoting engagement with government schemes, and achieving saturation under citizen-centric schemes.
Sanjeev Verma Secretary along with DDC Chairman and Deputy Commissioner, inspected stalls set up by various government departments showcasing schemes related to agriculture, horticulture, health, animal husbandry, social welfare, handicraft, handloom and other wings. He interacted with the officers, and reviewed progress achieved, so far, under different schemes on ground.
During the event, Commissioner Secretary distributed bicycles, baby kits under BBBP, sports kits, solar dryers, KCC, soil health cards, land passbooks, Abhinandan Patra, and Sehat cards under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme among the beneficiaries.
The arrival of the Viksit Bharat Yatra Van symbolized the government’s commitment towards continuous public welfare and improved facilities at the grassroots level. The participants listened keenly to the recorded message of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
On the occasion, various beneficiaries shared their success stories, emphasizing the tangible benefits reaped from government welfare schemes through “Meri Kahani Meri Zubani.”
Commissioner Secretary administered the “Hamara Sankalp Viksit Bharat” pledge to officials, PRI members, and citizens.
During the event, cultural programs presented by the students of Government Girls High School Jib highlighting flagship schemes, aiming to sensitize the local population about the objectives of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra.
After concluding the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra programme, Commissioner Secretary conducted a public outreach cum grievances redressal camp at Panchayat Jib-B, listening to public issues and demands.
BDC Chairpersons, DDC members, Sarpanchs, Panchs and the general public from different areas actively participated in the event.
During the camp, PRI members and the general public raised issues such as land compensation, promotion of local industry, upgradation of Government Girls High School Jib, repairing of Jhula bridge, opening of a JK Bank branch at Narsoo. Commissioner Secretary assured that their genuine demands would be taken up with the concerned quarters for an early solution.
VBS Yatra transforms lives & bridges gaps in Ang Distt
Anantnag : The transformative journey of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) has successfully entered its 20th day in Anantnag District, marking a significant milestone in its mission to reach every corner of the Nation.
Commencing on November 25, the Yatra has covered 184 panchayats to date, making a lasting impact on the lives of the people in the region.
The VBSY has transcended traditional outreach efforts becoming a beacon of change that ensures no individual is left untouched by its influence. Information Education Communication (IEC) vans have been deployed to even the most remote areas, saturating the District with the objective of making the benefits of Government schemes known to every individual.
Beneficiaries of various Government schemes have shared heartfelt testimonials, underscoring the positive impact these initiatives have had on their lives. The Yatra has deeply transformed communities, instigating a positive shift that aligns with the ethos of inclusive development.
In a commitment to awareness, vibrant cultural programs showcasing the rich heritage and diversity of the region were organized throughout the district. Additionally, drone demonstrations provided a captivating illustration of the role of Drone Technology in advancing agriculture.
Throughout the District, the VBSY resonated with a powerful message, ‘No one is left behind’. This journey exemplifies the Government’s commitment to reaching the last person in the line, turning the slogan into a tangible reality.
The Yatra continues to inspire and empower, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of the people it touches. The commitment to transformative change and inclusive development is at the core of VBSY, making it a symbol of progress and positive transformation.
VBS Yatra a trailblazing odyssey of Inclusive Dev in Pulwama Distt
Pulwama : In an unprecedented initiative that commenced on November 25th, Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) has left an indelible mark on Pulwama District, successfully traversing across Panchayats in the district.
The program unfolded with grandeur across six panchayats in three blocks, transcending geographical confines and spearheading a new era of holistic development.
VBSY, a visionary expedition dedicated to the principle of leaving no one behind, has triumphantly achieved the saturation of various Government schemes throughout the district. Breaking free from the limitations of District headquarters, the program unfolded across Panchayats, embodying a commitment to universal inclusivity.
This extraordinary Yatra showcased a seamless blend of cultural richness and technological advancement, underlining its commitment to not only preserving Pulwama’s heritage but also propelling it into the future. The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from the community, with beneficiaries sharing compelling stories of transformation under the banner of “Meri Kahani Meri Zubani.”
A noteworthy feature of the Yatra was the deployment of Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) vans that traversed the District, acting as mobile catalysts for change. These vans played a pivotal role in disseminating the message of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra far and wide, ensuring no corner of the District was untouched.
In a nod to the future of agriculture, drone demonstrations were conducted, enlightening the populace on how technological interventions are shaping the agricultural landscape. The cultural tapestry of Pulwama District was further enriched through a series of captivating cultural programs held across the district, celebrating the unity of its diverse heritage.
At the heart of VBSY was the collective oath-taking ceremony, where people from all walks of life pledged their commitment to the transformative ideals encapsulated by the yatra. This symbolic gesture served as a unifying force, embodying the shared aspirations of the community.
VBSY has transcended rhetoric, emerging as a potent force of positive change. It not only heralds a transformative chapter in Pulwama’s history but also lays the foundation for a more inclusive and vibrant future.
VBS Yatra Resonates across Kathua Distt
Kathua: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a nationwide initiative aimed at promoting development and progress, made its presence felt across the Kathua District. The yatra, which has gained immense popularity since its inception, brought together a diverse group of individuals, organizations, and government officials committed to drive a positive change.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is a unique venture that seeks to empower communities through awareness campaigns, information dissemination & Doorstep Public Service delivery. Its objective is to accelerate the nation’s growth and uplift the lives of its citizens by fostering an environment conducive to progress, welfare and overall well-being.
In the Kathua District, the yatra has been witnessing an overwhelming response from the local residents. The campaign on Thursday was marked by an enthusiastic gathering at Sailag, Bikhar, Bhoond, Jhanu Panchayats in block Bhoond; Hardo Muthi, Hamirpur, Dhamal and Amala Panchayats in block Barnoti. Numerous community leaders, government officials, and individuals passionate about development actively participated in the event.
During the yatra, a series of engaging sessions were organized through IEC Van, focusing on different aspects of growth and development. These sessions included discussions on rural entrepreneurship, women empowerment, skill development, and health and sanitation.
The vibrant atmosphere resonated with the collective spirit to transform the Kathua District into a model of progress and prosperity. Participants shared success stories, exchanged ideas, and reinforced their commitment to driving positive change in their communities.
The yatra served as a platform for networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing, with individuals and organizations pledging their support to the cause of development. “The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra has been an incredible experience, bringing together like-minded individuals who are dedicated to elevating the living standards of our district,” said Jiwan Kumar, a resident of ward no 3 panchayat Bhoond an active participant of the yatra. “The enthusiasm witnessed throughout the event has ignited a spark in us to work towards a better future for Kathua District.” The success of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in Kathua District not only demonstrates the commitment of its residents but also the significance of such initiatives in driving enduring progress.
The event’s impact is expected to reverberate throughout the district, fostering a culture of innovation, inclusivity, and growth. As the journey of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra continues, it promises to inspire communities, empower individuals, and pave the way for a brighter future. With each successful yatra, the initiative moves closer to its goal of an empowered and developed India.
Yasin’s story of empowerment through MGNREGA steals spotlight during VBS Yatra
Kathua : Mohammad Yasin, a resident of Block Bhoond in District Kathua, stands as a testament to the transformative impact of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme. His inspiring journey unfolded during the ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra as part of the “Meri Kahani Meri Zubani” initiative, where he expressed heartfelt gratitude to the government.
Yasin, once grappling with financial constraints, found solace and felt empowered through the job opportunity provided by MGNREGA. Through the scheme’s focus on rural employment, he gained access to dignified work, enabling him to support his family and improve their standard of living.
During the yatra, Yasin shared how MGNREGA not only provided him with a source of income but also became a catalyst for positive change in his community. The scheme, with its emphasis on community development, allowed Yasin to actively participate in projects that enhanced local infrastructure, ensuring a sustainable and improved environment for all.
With the guaranteed employment offered by the scheme, Yasin actively participated in different projects contributing to the village’s development. He and fellow villagers engaged in constructing roads, renovating community spaces, and establishing sustainable water conservation syste
“Hundred days of assured employment were more than just work; these were days of empowerment and progress,” Yasin emphasized. “We built roads that connected distant corners of our village, enhancing accessibility and fostering unity among us.”
The impact of Yasin’s efforts and the MGNREGA initiative went beyond mere infrastructural development. “Through this scheme, we didn’t just build roads; we constructed pathways to a brighter future,” he remarked, sharing how the collective efforts brought about a sense of pride and ownership among the villagers.
His story transcended the Yatra, inspiring policymakers and citizens alike to recognize the transformative potential of MGNREGA in fostering grassroots development and individual empowerment.
Mohammed Yasin’s journey symbolized the spirit of perseverance, community-driven progress, and the catalytic role of initiatives like MGNREGA in shaping a promising future for villages like Panchayat Bhoond—a testament to the evolution toward a Viksit Bharat, a Developed India.
VBS Yatra Celebrates Milestone in Reasi Distt with Sports and Culture Extravaganza
Reasi: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra van on Thursday reached a significant milestone as it rolled into 6 Panchayats Gran Brotrian, Bharnsal, Dugga, Panassa, Banna -B, Narakote of Reasi district. The occasion was marked by a vibrant celebration of sports and culture, featuring engaging programs that brought together communities in a spirit of unity and enthusiasm.
As part of the festivities, beneficiaries of various government-sponsored schemes took the stage to express their views on the transformative impact these initiatives have had on their lives. Their testimonials provided powerful insights into the real-world benefits experienced by individuals across the district.
The sports and culture program not only showcased local talent but also underscored the holistic approach of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in fostering community engagement beyond awareness. Residents enthusiastically participated in various activities, fostering a sense of camaraderie and shared celebration.
The Yatra continues to be a platform where the government listens to the voices of beneficiaries, ensuring that their experiences shape future initiatives. This dynamic interaction reinforces the commitment to people-centric governance.
As Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra moves forward, the echoes of the celebration resonate, emphasizing the collective journey towards a more developed and culturally enriched Bharat.
The “Meri Kahani Meri Zubani” initiative emerged as the heart of the event, spotlighting the life-altering impact of government schemes on individuals and communities.
During the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, students took in a vibrant cultural extravaganza themed around “Dharti kahe Pukar Ke” and a “Swachata song” initiative, showcased their dedication to a cleaner and culturally enriched district.
In Gran Brotrian, Bharnsal, Dugga, Panassa, Banna -B, Narakote, the event witnessed an array of dynamic sports activities that engaged and enthralled participants and spectators alike. Volleyball and Kabaddi, being perennial favorites, showcased the athletic prowess and teamwork of the participants. Simultaneously, the inclusion of traditional and indigenous games such as Santolia, Marbal, and Gilli Danda added a cultural essence to the sporting extravaganza.
During the programme pamphlets were distributed contained messages from Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing various aspects of national development, community engagement, and government initiatives.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is a transformative nationwide initiative, reaching milestones in Reasi district. Beyond awareness, it engages communities through events like this sports and culture program, fostering unity and showcasing the real impact of government-sponsored schemes on beneficiaries’ lives.
VBS Yatra concludes in Urban Kishtwar, Inspires masses with flagship schemes in main Town
Kishtwar: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a pioneering initiative aimed at disseminating information and empowering citizens about the Central Government’s flagship schemes, culminated its final leg in the urban area of Kishtwar on Thursday under the overall guidance of Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav IAS.
The Yatra, which traversed through the main town and culminated at Chowgan Ground witnessed an impressive turnout of enthusiastic citizens eager to engage and learn about various government initiatives.
The PM’s Message disseminated through IEC Van captivated the attention of local citizens, distinguished guests, and community leaders at the Main Bus Stand and Chowgan Ground.
‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubani’ provided a platform to the beneficiaries to share their stories, offering valuable insights into their experiences with government schemes.
CEO Municipal Council Kishtwar, Ninad Sen, welcomed guests and elucidated the Yatra’s objectives and aspirations at these venues. The event concluded with participants taking the Viksit Bharat pledge, signifying their commitment to progress.
Besides the DIO Kishtwar Dr Kuldeep Kumar, and other officials shared their perspectives on the Yatra, highlighting its role in fostering an informed and progressive citizenry, contributing significantly to national development.
The community’s enthusiastic response was palpable, with active engagement in diverse activities conducted throughout the event. Moreover, the Yatra facilitated the seamless implementation of various schemes, extending immediate services, including the distribution of Ayushman Golden Cards, issuance of Kisan Credit Cards (KCC), and enrollment under the PM Ujjwala scheme.
IEC materials distributed during the Yatra played a pivotal role in raising awareness about government schemes, while health camps addressed the community’s health needs, conducting screenings for TB, Sickle Cell, and various non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
The resounding success of this urban leg of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra underscores its impactful reach and commitment to fostering holistic development and awareness among rural communities.
VBS Yatra Resonates Vibrantly across Distt Udhampur
Udhampur: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra continued its spirited journey, encompassing 13 additional Panchayats on its 19th day in district Udhampur.
The event garnered substantial public participation, fostering awareness among the populace while ensuring comprehensive coverage of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
Under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner Udhampur Saloni Rai, the IEC Vans received an exuberant reception from PRIs, senior citizens, youth, and local residents upon their arrival in the 13 viz Khoon,Palnoo Birnoo,Kanah, Neeli Nallah, Jib-B, Sambal,Jakher,Barolla, Blandh, Amroh, Challyar and Basht additional Panchayats.
Various engaging activities were organized within these Panchayats as part of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, aimed at saturating the outreach of the Centrally Sponsored Schemes by directly engaging with the community.
Attendees attentively absorbed the Prime Minister’s recorded video messages, highlighting the campaign’s pivotal objectives.
Report on “Viksit Bharat@2047” Webcast at IUST Awantipora
Awantipora : Under the esteemed guidance of Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Shakil Ahmad Romshoo, the Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, organized a webcast on December 11at 10:30 AM.
The initiative aimed to ensure the active participation of the university community in the “Viksit Bharat@2047-Voice of Youth” National Level event, orchestrated by NitiAayog. The objective was to facilitate attendance for the highly anticipated speech by the Honorable Prime Minister. To streamline the process, the University’s Directorate of IT&SS efficiently disseminated the webcast link for the Prime Minister’s address. Heads of Departments (HoDs) were duly instructed to mobilize their faculty, staff, and students, underlining the importance of this national event. Specifically, the Dean, Directors, Principals HoDs, Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, and Officers were urged to attend the webcast at 10:00 AM in the prestigious RUMI Library. A pivotal aspect of the event was a panel discussion where participants addressed a spectrum of concerns and put forth valuable recommendations. Attendees were actively encouraged to engage with students within their respective departments, fostering a collaborative exchange of ideas. Notably, representatives from the Syed Mantaqi Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology played a significant role in the panel discussion on 12th Dec 2023, contributing insights on various health-related topics. Ms. AsmatParveen, the founder principal, extended a warm welcome to the faculty members and students, emphasizing the need for collective efforts to support ViksitBharat@2047. Asmat Parveen proposed targeted campaigns in nursing colleges to increase student involvement and underscored the pivotal roles of self-confidence, preparedness, commitment, and familial support in achieving the overarching objectives of the initiative. Faculty members from the Syed Mantaqi Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology presented practical suggestions for achieving the outlined objectives. They underscored the significance of cultivating a positive outlook on health and emphasized that self-improvement is the cornerstone of health development. Furthermore, students brought to light several pressing concerns and offered insightful recommendations related to the health sector. These included issues such as the absence of a conducive work culture, inadequate infrastructure, high costs for long-term care medications, labor division in nursing, limited opportunities, the scarcity of rehabilitation services in Kashmir, pay anomalies, lack of designated positions, and the crucial need for mental health awareness among youth, as well as initiatives for drug de-addiction. In conclusion, the participation of Syed Mantaqi Memorial College in the panel discussion not only highlighted their commitment to the cause but also enriched the discourse with valuable perspectives. The collaborative effort showcased the university’s dedication to addressing critical issues in the health sector and contributing to the vision of a developed India by 2047.
VBS Yatra Transforms Bla with Outreach to 20 Panchayats, empowering Communities
Baramulola: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY), a nation-wide campaign to spread awareness and ensure the delivery of government flagship schemes, expanded its reach to 20 more Panchayats on Thursday in Sub Division Uri of Baramulla District.
Several activities were carried out in 20 Panchayats including Bela, Banali, Dachi, Uroosa and Shadra. Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) Vans, featuring LED displays, traversed through these Panchayats, effectively disseminating information about various beneficiary schemes to the public.
Representatives from various government departments engaged with the public and raised awareness about welfare schemes by showcasing products at stalls erected at the venues of the VBSY. Additionally, students and local artists actively participated in skits and other cultural events during the campaign.
During the event, the beneficiaries of different schemes shared their success stories under the banner of ‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubaani’. They vividly narrated how these government schemes have been instrumental in transforming their lives, enabling them to realize their aspirations and drea
At these events, local residents availed health care services, including screenings for various ailments and free medicine through various health camps.
VBS Yatra crosses 01 lakh people’s participation in Kupwara, 263 Panchayats covered under campaign
Kupwara : Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a transformative journey aimed at reaching every corner of the Nation, has covered 263 Panchayats of the frontier Kupwara district.
Nine (09) Panchayats including Warsun A, Warsun B of Block Kralpora, 7 Panchayats of Block Trehgam including Gugloosa A, Gugloosa B, Hayan A, Hayan B, Kunan, Poshpora A and Poshpora B were on Thursday covered under VBSY.
More than 1,03,037 people have participated in the campaign till date, which was kick started in the district on Nov 21.
Gram Panchayats of Trehgam and Kralpora blocks where VBSY was organized on Thursday presented a festive look with huge crowds thronging the venues for instant enrollment in Government Schemes. From Free Medical Checkups to Zero-Balance Bank Accounts, Aadhar Updates and ABHA IDs, beneficiaries of all ages took Instant Benefits.
Local beneficiaries of CSSs, progressive farmers and successful entrepreneurs shared their positive experiences under ‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubani’.
As part of the campaign, the IEC vans traversed through different Panchayats on Thursday amid a warm welcome by the Officers, PRIs and people. These Vans conveyed the message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making India a developed nation by 2047.
The participants took the pledge and representatives of the line departments also presented their stalls and explained the various schemes and programmes run by the government for the public welfare. They also distributed pamphlets and brochures to the people.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a massive outreach and transformative campaign is proving to be a one-stop solution for beneficiaries and people in Kupwara district, and is leaving a lasting impact on the lives of the people by becoming a beacon of change and ensuring that no one is left untouched by its influence.
VBS Yatra covers 6 block in 20 days at G’bal, gets underway in Block Sherpathri
Ganderbal : Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) covered 6 blocks of Ganderbal district in 20 days, and was on Thursday kick started in Block Sherpathri.
The IEC Vans navigated through these blocks equipped with audio-visual facilities engaged residents, and disseminated knowledge on government initiatives since the launch of yatra. The resonant message from the Prime Minister inspired active participation in the nation’s holistic development.
In these blocks beneficiaries shared success stories through ‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubani’, spotlighting the advantages of PMAY Yojna, Ayushman Bharat Schemes, Ujjwala Scheme, KCC, and other flagship programs, expressing gratitude for government initiatives.
Participants pledged their commitment to ‘Viksit Sankalp Bharat’, symbolizing their dedication to comprehensive national development and community upliftment.
It is worth while to mention that the initiative aims to drive awareness and participation in various government schemes, ensuring their optimal reach among targeted beneficiaries within specific timelines.
The enthusiastic engagement of locals including PRI underscored strong community support for the nation’s development.
Pertinently, the Yatra on Thursday covered 3 Panchayats of Bock Sherpathri viz Haran, Kurg and Sehpora.
VBS Yatra enlightens Reasi Distt with awareness about Govt Schemes
Reasi : The ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra has become a beacon of knowledge as it traverses through the 70 Panchayats of Reasi district. Government departments have strategically put up stalls to engage with citizens and raise awareness about a multitude of government-sponsored schemes.
These stalls, positioned across the district, serve as information hubs, enlightening residents about numerous opportunities available, spanning education, healthcare, and employment. The Yatra underscores the government’s commitment to inclusivity and community development.
The participation from people of all walks of life demonstrates the Yatra’s effectiveness in bridging the gap between the government and the local community. Residents are encouraged to visit the stalls, engage with officials, and gain insights into the transformative schemes designed to enhance their lives.
As the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra progresses through Reasi district, it marks a significant step towards realizing the vision of a developed and empowered Bharat.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is a nation-wide initiative fostering awareness and participation in government-sponsored schemes. With stalls in 70 Panchayats of Reasi district, the Yatra aims to empower citizens by providing direct access to information on various government initiatives.
‘Viksit Bharat @ 2047: Voice of Youth’: CU Kashmir SLS, Economics Deptt organise extension lecture and essay competition
Ganderbal : Under the aegis of ‘Viksit Bharat @ 2047: Voice of Youth,’ the School of Legal Studies (SLS) and the Department of Economics, Central University of Kashmir (CU Kashmir) Thursday organised an extension lecture and essay competition, respectively here.
According to a statement issued from Public Relations Office CUK here, the SLS organised the extension lecture for the students on “Right to Information and Good Governance,” by the former Chief Information Commissioner, Mr. G R Sofi.
Addressing the participants, Sofi said, the Right to Information (RTI) Act is playing a vital role in promoting good governance across the country by fostering transparency, accountability, and citizen participation. “RTI has given power to the powerless and has ensured transparency and accountability in the Government run departments,” he said. Mr. Sofi said the Act has significantly increased transparency by allowing citizens to access information about government functioning, policies, and decisions. “The government functionaries are compelled to disclose information proactively, reducing the likelihood of corruption and ensuring accountability in governance,” he further said. He added that the revolutionary Act if used properly will curb the malpractices and scams.
Speaking on the occasion, Head and Dean Department of Law, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Mir, asked the students to proactively use the RTI Act for seeking relevant information from the Government institutions, about the issues and problems confronted by the masses. He said the objective of organising the lecture is to acquaint the students about various facets of the RTI Act, which is serving as a check on the arbitrary exercise of power by public authorities, ensuring that decisions are made in accordance with established norms and procedures. Faculty members of the department were also present on the occasion.
Asst Prof. Mohammad Yousuf Dar conducted the programme and Academic Coordinator, Dr. Hilal Ahmad Najar proposed the vote of thanks.
Meanwhile, the Department of Economics organised an essay competition on the theme “India’s March towards Sustainable Development Goals” in which the students undergoing PG programme participated.
The event aimed to foster creativity and forward-thinking among the participants. The essay competition was held under the guidance of the Department Coordinator Dr. Masroor Ahmad and other faculty members. The essays will be evaluated by the Departmental Research Committee who will select the best three essays for the award of certificates of appreciation.
Doda: VBS Yatra Leaves Lasting Impact in Dongroo and Jatheli Panchayats
Doda: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra on Thursday marked its presence at Panchayat Dongroo and Jatheli, situated in Block Gundna, leaving an enduring impact on local residents through a comprehensive camp dedicated to the effective implementation of crucial government initiatives.
The event garnered a warm welcome from PRI members, frontline workers, and the local community, amid active participation from officers and officials representing relevant departments.
During the event, Certificates of appreciation were presented to the students of UPS Dongroo for representing Kho kho under 14 at Division level. Free medicines were distributed by Ayush Dispensary (AHWC) Dongroo to the attended patients. A large number of beneficiaries of different government sponsored schemes were present during the event and extended their gratitude to the Jammu and Kashmir government.
The Yatra kicked off with the arrival of the IEC Van, initiating an informative and engaging session. An introductory movie set the tone, followed by participants collectively taking the Viksit Bharat Pledge. Throughout the Yatra, officers engaged with the public, disseminating information about government schemes and attentively listening to beneficiaries’ experiences. The community exhibited enthusiastic involvement, with various government departments setting up stalls to highlight flagship initiatives, fostering awareness and community participation.
The occasion featured diverse activities, including firsthand accounts from scheme beneficiaries under “Meri Kahani, Meri Zubaani,” a quiz competition for students, and a medical health checkup camp. Department representatives emphasized the significance of various schemes such as PM KISAN, Vishwakarma, Suraksha Bima Yojna, Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana, PM Awas Yojana, JJM, Poshan Abhiyaan, and numerous welfare, Self-Employment, and income generation progra
During the public outreach program, beneficiaries of various government-sponsored schemes expressed their gratitude to the Jammu and Kashmir government for the benefits received. Additionally, the health department organized a medical health checkup camp for the public, further enhancing the Yatra’s impact on the well-being of the community. The event concluded on a successful note, with certificates distributed to students actively participating in the quiz competition, solidifying the Yatra’s positive engagement with the local populace.
VBS Yatra camps at multiple locations across Doda
Doda: As a part of ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp yatra, a series of awareness camps were held at multiple locations across district Doda with the aim to empower people through information, communication and Education.
As the events unfolded, the campaign garnered great enthusiasm and passion among the people at every designated panchayat.
The initiative, spanning across the blocks such as Doda, Khellani, Bhaderwah, Gundna, and Jakyas, raised awareness about government initiatives for the holistic development of the region.
The yatra left an indelible mark on numerous panchayats, including Sarsi Saras, Rotipaderna, Dhara, Thuba, Dongroo, Saddar, Jatheli, and Tilogra, where residents displayed overwhelming enthusiasm and passion. Each panchayat witnessed the warm welcome of viksit Bharat Sankalp yatra van, vibrant cultural programs, sports activities, and the showcasing of various government-sponsored schemes on big LED screens. These Flagship schemes, include PM KISAN, Vishwakarma, Suraksha Bima Yojna, Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana, PM Awas Yojana, JJM, Poshan Abhiyaan and scores of welfare, self employment and income generation based government initiatives.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra not only highlights the rich cultural heritage of the region but also provides a platform for different government departments to showcase their flagship schemes and services. The event, featuring pledge ceremonies, health checkup camps, quiz competitions, and cultural activities, received a warm welcome at all designated panchayats. Frontline workers and local residents gathered to celebrate, with the honorable Prime Minister’s message screened passionately on big LED screens, conveying the latest information about government-sponsored schemes. This collective effort fosters enthusiasm and active participation in the nation’s progress.
VBS Yatra empowers communities across Rajouri Distt, paves way for effective execution of Govt progstation of various government schemes and bringing about comprehensive development in the district. This initiative aims to transform Rajouri by reaching underserved areas and ensuring the effective execution of government programs, thereby improving the lives of its residents.
To effectively communicate and create awareness about these initiatives, an Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) van has been deployed as an essential part of the Yatra. This mobile communication platform has played a crucial role in engaging with local communities and equipping them with the necessary knowledge to benefit from government schemes.
The VBSY has achieved remarkable success in implementing various government schemes in Rajouri District. These schemes, designed to enhance the quality of life and provide essential services, have been executed with exceptional efficiency on the ground. As a result, the community has experienced tangible benefits and witnessed positive changes in their daily lives.
The VBSY IEC vans on Thursday traveled through the panchayats of Sankari, Kotedhera, Bari Darhal-A, Bari Darhal-B, Dodasan Upper, Saaj-1, Khablan-A, Baryoon Dara of Rajouri, Darhal, Plangarh, and Thanamandi blocks.
The impact of the Yatra can be seen in improved access to healthcare, education, and basic amenities, as well as the overall progress of Rajouri District. This initiative has been meticulously planned and executed to align with the core objective of holistic development, leaving a lasting and positive impact on the community.
The VBSY represents progress and collaboration, embodying the spirit of Viksit Bharat Sankalp. By bringing government schemes to the grassroots level and ensuring comprehensive coverage, it has created a platform for empowerment and upliftment. This transformative journey in Rajouri District stands as an exemplary model of effective governance, community engagement, and collective determination to build a better and prosperous India.
VBS Yatra visits 104 Panchayats across Ramban
Ramban : Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) on Thursday visited three Panchayats of block Batote and Gandhari to sensitize the people about government initiatives towards economic growth and emancipation of underserved sections.
IEC Van was accorded a rousing welcome by PRIs, senior citizens, youth, and local residents on its arrival in three Panchayats. The attendees were engaged with knowledge enriching audio-video material screened on big LED mounted on special IEC Van.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) campaign witnessed enthusiastic and vibrant participation of all stakeholders in Panchayat Sanasar of Batote, besides Kanga and Tanger of Gandhari panchayat of district Ramban. Started on November 28, the Yatra has steadily traversed across Ramban district by covering 104 Panchayats of the district.
The people from all walks of life participated in the activities held in their respective panchayats with the aim to saturate the Centrally Sponsored Schemes by reaching out to the people at their door steps. They listened attentively to the recorded video messages of the Prime Minister, emphasizing the significance of the campaign.
BDO, Batote, Kavita Bandhral, BDO, Gandhari, Amit Singh and other officers participated in the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in these panchayats.
Pertinently, the Yatra aims to reach out to the unreached population, making them aware of various Government schemes such as Jal Jeevan Mission, Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana, PM Awas Yojana, PM Kisan Saman Yojana, Jeevan Joti Bima Yojana, along with the process to avail benefits.
Abuzz with public participation, Jammu’s Block Khour welcomes VBS Yatra
Jammu : The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra swept through block Khour on Thursday, igniting vibrant celebrations and earnest hopes among the residents.
Guided by Block Development Officer Dheeraj Sharma, the Yatra received a warm welcome at Government Middle School Dhaleri in panchayat Naryana Upper and Government Middle School Ajaj Malal in panchayat Kaleeth. The departments joined the Yatra, offering on-the-spot services and fostering meaningful interactions.
Local residents, brimming with enthusiasm, flocked departmental camps, engaging with officials and learning about the government’s initiatives aimed at holistic development. The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra showcased exemplary collaboration, with Health, Social Welfare, NRHM, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industrial & Commerce, ICDS, Revenue, RDD and more joining hands to serve the public.
The ‘Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke’ cultural program pulsated with life, featuring captivating dance performances, poems resonating with the quiz contests testing knowledge of national schemes, awareness speeches highlighting welfare programs, patriotic renditions by students and energising sports competitions. A Health Check-Up camp provided vital medical services, ensuring well-being for all.
The Yatra was a celebration of achievements, honouring women’s empowerment, sporting heroes and academic excellence. As the Yatra concluded in Block Khour, a collective pledge for the country’s development, rooted at the grassroots level, reverberated through the air.
VBS Yatra: Bansultan public pledges to work for Nation’s dev
Jammu : As part of the ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, the IEC special van on Thursday reached Panchayat Bansultan in block Miran Sahib amid a warm welcome by the members of the Swagat Committee, PRI representatives led by Vidya Motan, DDC member Miran Sahib.
The van displayed a video message of the PM, in which he urges the people to take a pledge to work for the progress and prosperity of the country. The people present at the event took the Sankalp and expressed their commitment to the cause.
The event was followed by cultural performances by the students who showcased their talent and enthusiasm through songs, dances, sports events and skits. A health camp was also organised by the health department where free screening of TB and NCD was being done.
Representatives of the line departments put up their stalls and explained about various schemes and programmes run by the government for the public welfare. They also distributed pamphlets and brochures among the people and answered their queries.
The public also availed free health care services under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Ayushman Bharat Cards were distributed among the beneficiaries and prizes were also distributed.
The event in Panchayat Bansultan was a successful one and the people appreciated the efforts of the organisers.
VBS Yatra Van reaches Aithem & Chilla, spreads PM Modi’s vision for developed India
Nagrota : The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra rolled into Panchayats Aithem and Chilla in Nagrota block on Thursday, bringing the message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the residents.
Shalini Raina, Block Development Officer, warmly welcomed the specially equipped van, accompanied by officers from various departments. Sarpanches Shoba Rani and Krishan Singh, along with panches and other dignitaries, also graced the occasion.
The VBSY Van, a mobile outreach initiative, aims to share Prime Minister Modi’s vision for a developed India by 2047. A video message from the PM urged the audience to pledge their commitment to the nation’s progress. The event resonated with this call, as attendees readily took the “Sankalp” oath.
Vibrant cultural performances by students of Government Middle School Aithem and Government Chilla filled the air with enthusiasm. Songs, dances and skits showcased the talent of the young generation, receiving warm applause from the audience.
Various departments set up stalls to inform residents about various welfare schemes. Pamphlets and brochures provided detailed information, while officials readily answered questions and clarified doubts.
The event also offered practical benefits. Free health checkups under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana were conducted. Certificates of appreciation were awarded to progressive farmers for their contribution to agriculture. Additionally, deserving applicants received on-the-spot sanction letters for old age, widow and disability pensions.