Kathua : The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) has set in motion a transformative ripple effect in Kathua, as an increasing number of Panchayats embrace the VBSY wave. This positive surge signifies a collective commitment towards rural empowerment, community development and a brighter future for Kathua.
The IEC Van on Friday traversed through Panchayats Goond, Bhajwal in Block Nagri signifying that VBSY’s impact has extended beyond its initial footprint, with a growing number of Panchayats in Kathua recognizing the potential for positive change through participation in VBSY initiatives.
The collaboration between VBSY and local Panchayats underscores the importance of community-led development. Together, they strive to address the unique needs and aspirations of residents, fostering a sense of ownership and pride in local progress.
VBSY’s wave is not only about awareness but also about empowering grassroots leadership. Panchayats are becoming active partners in driving initiatives that enhance the quality of life for residents, ensuring sustainable development.
Speaking on the Occasion, a PRI stated, “Witnessing the ripple effect in Kathua is truly heartening. It demonstrates the power of collective action and the shared vision for a prosperous, empowered rural India.”
Another inhabitant of Panchayat Bhajwal shared, “Our association with VBSY has opened new doors for our Panchayat. Together, we are working towards creating positive change that will benefit generations to come.”
As the VBSY wave continues to surge through Kathua, the collective efforts of VBSY and participating Panchayats stand as a testament to the transformative potential of community-driven initiatives. This evolving partnership not only illuminates the path to sustainable development but also serves as an inspiration for neighboring regions.
The blossoming collaboration between VBSY and the Panchayats exemplifies the resilience and determination of communities to shape their destiny. With each Panchayat joining the journey, the ripple effect becomes a powerful force, ushering in an era of positive change, empowerment, and prosperity for the entirety of Kathua. The story of Kathua’s transformation through VBSY reflects the shared commitment to building a vibrant, self-sufficient, and inclusive rural India.
VBS Yatra: PMAY makes Gulab Chand’s dream a reality
Kathua: Gulab Chand, a resident of Panchayat Goond in Block Nagri, Kathua had been struggling for a long time to provide a proper roof over his family’s head. Being a daily wage worker, it was impossible for him to finance the cost of a new House. Thanks to the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY), his dream to own a decent house saw the light of the Day.
Gulab Chand’s success story is a testament to the transformative power of government schemes like PMAY. The scheme had set a target of providing affordable housing to all by 2022. And in Gulab Chand’s case, that objective has been fulfilled. The 42-year-old labourer thanked the government and expressed his gratitude during the Meri Kahani Meri Zubani segment of the ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra.
Gulab Chand’s life has been transformed since he received the keys to his new PMAY home. He has a proper roof over his head, and his family now lives with dignity and safety. Today, he is not only a proud homeowner but also an inspiration for many others in his community who are looking to avail of government schemes to upgrade their living conditions.
PMAY has been a game-changer for millions of families across India. It is empowering people like Gulab Chand to take charge of their lives and uplift their standard of living. The scheme has helped to alleviate poverty, provide affordable housing, and generate employment. It is a shining example of how government initiatives can make a real difference in the lives of the people.
Gulab Chand’s story sends a message of hope that with hard work and determination, we can achieve our dreams. It also highlights the importance of government schemes in changing the lives of ordinary citizens.
Gulab Chand’s story is just one of the many examples of the life-changing impact that government initiatives like PMAY can create. The ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is uncovering such inspiring tales from across the country. The initiative aims to showcase the transformative effect of government schemes and the positive changes they bring to people’s lives. The success of PMAY and other schemes is a testament to the government’s commitment to creating a better and more equitable India. As more and more success stories emerge, it showcases that the nation is moving towards progress and development at an accelerated pace and such initiatives are paving way for a brighter and prosperous India.
VBS Yatra bridges gap between Govt, unreached population in Reasi Distt
Reasi: To cover a maximum number of beneficiaries under the Central Government schemes by reaching them directly, Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra Van reached 2 more panchayats of Bharakh and Sildhar of Reasi district.
The Van equipped with the information, education, and communication (IEC) materials like pamphlets, and booklets on the various central government schemes, available for public awareness at various places in the district as per a pre-defined schedule. The Van is equipped with a sound system and digital LED screen to showcase videos of the Prime Minister’s address, videos of beneficiaries and some other awareness movies.
During the event, attendees took the Sankalp (pledge) in line with the vision of the Viksit Bharat campaign. Earlier, on its arrival the Yatra was enthusiastically welcomed at these Panchayats. The local People and representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions and government officials attended the events at the respective location amid a dynamic mélange of events and initiatives.
As the program unfolded, the functionaries interacted with the locals and provided information about different flagship government schemes and initiatives. Free medical camps were held to provide free health services to the local people at their doorsteps.
The Yatra has been rolled out with the intention to reach out to the unreached population and make the general masses aware of the multitude of government schemes, including the 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 and the process to avail benefits.
VBS Yatra: IEC Vans illuminate urban Kathua people about Citizen Centric Schemes
Kathua : Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY), an innovative initiative aimed at spreading awareness about various Citizen Centric Schemes, successfully illuminated the urban community of Kathua through its Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) vans.
The VBSY is a government-led campaign that strives to empower citizens with knowledge regarding welfare schemes and programs designed to uplift their lives.
The IEC vans utilized in this campaign serve as mobile information hubs, equipped with audio-visual aids and knowledgeable personnel who guide and educate citizens about the benefits and importance of these schemes.
The VBSY on Friday launched its IEC vans at Hiranagar in Urban leg of Kathua, where they embarked on a journey to educate and enlighten the urban population about the various initiatives taken by the government to improve their living standards. The vans covered key areas in Kathua, including busy markets, schools, and community centers, ensuring a wide reach and maximum impact.
The IEC vans were equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, interactive displays, and informative brochures that highlighted key features of Citizen Centric Schemes. The knowledgeable and friendly staff aboard the vans engaged with citizens, patiently answering their queries, clarifying doubts, and encouraging active participation in these schemes. Through impactful presentations and personalized interactions, citizens were made aware of the schemes’ benefits and how to avail themselves of the opportunities offered.
VBSY’s IEC vans were received with enthusiasm by the citizens of Hiranagar, who appreciated the efforts undertaken to bring vital information directly to their doorstep. School children, shop owners, community leaders, and residents at large actively engaged with the initiative, seeking valuable guidance and expressing their interest in leveraging these schemes to enhance their lives.
EO MC Hiranagar expressed his satisfaction with the response received during the campaign, stating, “We are delighted to witness the overwhelming support from the citizens of Hiranagar, Kathua. Through this initiative, we aim to empower individuals by raising awareness about the numerous schemes and programs available to enhance their quality of life. We believe that informed citizens make for a stronger and more prosperous nation.”
VBSY intends to expand its outreach efforts by bringing the IEC vans to additional cities and towns across the country, ensuring no citizen is left uninformed about the incredible opportunities at their disposal.
VBS Yatra triumphs in Dadsara Tral, igniting Community Zeal amid winter chill
Pulwama: Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) after successfully traversing all Panchayats and Municipalities in the district, has now embarked its journey to the village level.
The latest chapter unfolded on Friday at Government Higher Secondary School Dadasara, where the program received overwhelming participation despite challenging cold weather conditions.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr. Basharat Qayoom graced the event along with ADDC Pulwama, ADC Tral and District and Sectoral officers.
Dr Basharat showcased commendable sportsmanship by actively participating in badminton alongside students. The atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm as students engaged in a spirited Tug of War competition.
The event featured informative stalls from various Government departments, illustrating the positive impact of their schemes on the lives of the people. DC conducted a thorough inspection, gaining insights into the schemes contributing to the area’s development.
A significant highlight of the program was the playback of a recorded message from Hon’ble Prime Minister, which resonated deeply with the attentive audience. The event continued with the administration of the Sankalp pledge by the DC, embraced by the community, aligning with the ideals of VBSY.
Cultural richness took center stage with a captivating cultural song, showcasing the vibrant traditions of the region. ‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubani’ provided a platform for beneficiaries to share personal stories of positive transformation brought about by Government interventions.
Addressing the gathering, DC commended the community’s tenacity, noting that the warmth of their participation in the face of cold adversity mirrors the profound connection between Government initiatives and their aspirations. Together, he stated, they embody the essence of VBSY.
The DC, in his remarks, further expressed confidence in the continued success of VBSY, attributing its achievements to the synergy between the Government’s endeavors and the resilient community of Pulwama. He provided insights into the Yatra’s significant milestones, having traversed all Panchayats, Municipalities, and now reaching the villages.
He emphasized that the core objective remains the saturation of Government schemes and reaching to the last person in the line.
The event concluded with the felicitation of beneficiaries under schemes like Ujjwala and Jal Jeevan Mission. Additionally, the cricket and cultural teams were acknowledged for their achievements, further reinforcing the transformative spirit of VBSY.
VBS Yatra: Reasi Distt revolutionizes dev initiatives through innovative IEC campaign
Reasi: The ongoing Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in Reasi district has emerged as a proactive and innovative stride towards advancing the region’s development initiatives.
The Panchayats in the district have implemented a pioneering approach by utilizing IEC vans equipped with LCD screens to disseminate crucial messages from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. These screenings serve the purpose of amplifying awareness and fostering engagement regarding the development trajectory of Jammu and Kashmir, while also highlighting various central and Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory government schemes.
The IEC van initiative has emerged as a pivotal tool in reaching every nook and corner of the district, ensuring that essential information about schemes, policies, and messages from the honorable Prime Minister reaches the grassroots level of the community. The district administration Reasi is empowering citizens with knowledge about various government initiatives, thereby enabling informed participation and inclusivity in the developmental process.
Speaking on the occasion, district officers emphasized that the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra underscores our unwavering commitment to inclusive development. Through the deployment of IEC van-mounted LCD screens, we are delivering essential information directly to our citizens, empowering them with critical knowledge about various government initiatives.
The collaborative effort between the local administration and communities exemplifies a collective commitment to prioritize development and welfare. It highlights the significance of transparent communication and active engagement in the pursuit of holistic growth and underscores the ethos of participatory governance.
VBS Yatra: IEC Van traverses through panchayats of block Budhal Old, Khawas , Moughla in Rajouri Distt
Rajouri: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra IEC vans on Friday traveled through the panchayats of Swari Kote, Swari Kote-A, Rehan-A, Tralla Gujjran, Panglar, Udhan, Chakmethayani and Treru Lower-A of Budhal Old, Khawas and Moughla blocks to foster the implementation of different government schemes and accelerate development in the district.
The initiative aims to transform Rajouri by reaching underserved areas and ensure the effective execution of government programs, thereby improving the lives of its residents.
The Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) Van played a crucial role in engaging with local communities and equipping them with the necessary knowledge about the 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.
VBS Yatra in Ramban: 27,000 Women among 70,000 participated in 39 Day
Ramban: Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra, led by Deputy Commissioner Baseer-Ul-HaqChaudhary, is making substantial progress in Ramban District.
While the focus is on saturating Centrally Sponsored Schemes, reaching people in Panchayats and Urban areas,, the Yatra goes beyond numbers, fostering community engagement and youth participation. Local youth are seen actively joining sports activities, pledging commitment to develop India by 2047.
Pertinently in 39 days of Yatra across Ramban, over 70,000 people, including 27,000 women, participated in the Yatra across urban and rural areas of the District. Their keen interest was evident in gaining knowledge about the schemes like PM-JAY Ayushman Card, Poshan ICDS, PM GaribKalyan Anna Yojana, KCC, PM KissanNidhi, and more.
The Yatra on Friday made its mark in Banihal, where people were urged to take benefit from the self-employment and job-oriented programs. In Ramban town’s Ward No. 5, Municipal Council initiated the GrahaParvesh of two Prime Minister AwasYojna- Urban beneficiaries.
Additionally, the Municipal Council sanctioned Rs 50,000 each to 5 street vendors under PM SVANidhi scheme. Awareness messages and Prime Minister NarendraModi’s motivational speeches were screened.
A Viksit Bharat Sankalp pledge was administered, and under the campaign ‘MeriKahani, MeriZubani,’ beneficiaries shared their stories of how they benefited from various government-sponsored schemes.
VBS Yatra expands reach to 2 Panchayats in Udhampur Distt
Udhampur: The Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra (VBSY) dedicated to propel the impact of government schemes to the farthest corners, broadened its outreach to cover 2 more Panchayats in the district, on Friday.
The day witnessed an array of activities across Barmeen Lower & Mali in Ghordi&Panchari Blocks, showcasing vibrant participation from various stakeholders. Highlights included a broadcasted message from the Prime Minister, a VBSY film screening, Sankalp Pledge, MeriKahanimeriZubani sessions, and the distribution of calendars.
The impactful journey of the Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra persists, fostering community engagement, information dissemination, and cultivating a collective spirit of development and awareness among citizens.
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VBSYatra marks celebration of dev, progress at Panchayat Chak Salarian
Samba : PanchayatChak Salarian, Block Ramgarh, witnessed a grand spectacle of development and progress on Friday, as the Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra made its way to the village.
The Yatra, a nationwide outreach initiative by the Government of India, aims to spread awareness and ensure 100% coverage under the flagship schemes and programs that benefit the common people.
The villagers welcomed the Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) van with open arms and hearts and participated in various activities that showcased the achievements and opportunities of the government schemes. They listened to the inspiring message of Prime Minister, who urged them to join hands in building a new India. They also took the Sankalp pledge, committing themselves to the vision of a self-reliant, developed and prosperous nation.
The event also featured the “MeriKahaniMeriZubani” initiative, where beneficiaries of schemes such as Ayushman Bharat, UjjwalaYojana, Jan DhanYojana, and others, shared their stories of transformation and empowerment. They expressed their gratitude to the government for providing them access to quality health care, clean cooking fuel, financial inclusion, and other essential services.
The Yatra was not only informative, but also entertaining and engaging. The people also availed the on-site services, such as health camps and eye check-ups, organized for their convenience and well-being.
The Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra was a huge success in PanchayatChakSalarian, as it received positive feedback and appreciation from all sections of society. The villagers expressed their hope and confidence in the government’s efforts to take development and progress to every corner of the country.