VBS Yatra: DAY-NULM Illuminating lives in Ang
Anantnag: The Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra (VBSY) transcends beyond a mere march, emerging as a poignant call to action. In the heart of Anantnag, this transformative journey isn’t just about statistics; it’s a vibrant tapestry interwoven with stories of lives experiencing profound positive change.
Individuals in Anantnag exemplify the Central Government’s commitment to inclusive development through the DAY-NULM campaign, aimed at empowering urban poor households.
The success story of Sada-Bahar in the implementation of DAY-NULM in Anantnag is truly inspirational. Three young boys from Pahalgam town transitioned from a fading tourist filming venture to a thriving joint venture in tourist camping, supported by the DAY-NULM mission management unit and the bank. Their journey highlights the transformative power of DAY-NULM in fostering sustainable livelihoods and empowering local communities.
Testimonials from Sada-Bahar beneficiaries echo gratitude for the opportunities provided by DAY-NULM. Ishfaq expresses, “Day-NULM has shown us the way to a better life, and we are happy and focused on our work.” Mudasir acknowledges the timely support, stating, “Thanks to the Day-NULM mission management unit and ACC Bank Pahalgam for continuous support and guidance.” Reflecting on the transformation, Umar adds, “Our lives have changed completely, and we are earning our livelihood with ease.”
Gowsia Jan, a versatile woman entrepreneur, has set up a Jute/Carry Bag making Unit under DAY-NULM, contributing to the economic upliftment of her family and SHG members. The AL-KHIDMAT SHG’s success in producing and supplying Jute Bags and Carry Bags exemplifies the impact of DAY-NULM in empowering women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth.
The DeendayalAntyodayaYojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) is dedicated to reducing urban poverty by empowering individuals with self-employment and skilled wage opportunities. DAY-NULM emphasizes grassroots institutions’ role in nurturing sustainable livelihoods and recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of the poor to overcome poverty.
The mission’s commitment extends to providing shelter, addressing urban street vendors’ livelihood concerns, and facilitating universal coverage in skill development and credit facilities. DAY-NULM’s comprehensive approach encompasses partnerships and convergence with various government schemes and private sector engagement, bridging rural-urban livelihoods and supporting urban entrepreneurs’ endeavors.
The VBSY, in conjunction with DAY-NULM, stands as a beacon of hope, illuminating the path towards inclusive and sustainable development in Anantnag and beyond.
VBS Yatra resonates with unprecedented public participation at Ang
Anantnag: The Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra (VBSY) is creating waves in Block Anantnag, witnessing an overwhelming surge in public involvement. The journey through Donipawa, UttersooNijigund, Anzulla, Chee, Aung, Matipora Gram Panchayats reflects a united commitment to regional development.
Launched on November 15, 2023, the VBSY has achieved significant milestones in Anantnag district. In just 50 days, over 2.53 lakh people actively engaged, showcasing the profound impact of this initiative in unifying communities for the common goal of a developed India.
The Yatra, extending to the farthest corners of the district, has played a pivotal role in spreading awareness about various government welfare schemes. On-ground services like PM UjjwalaYojana enrollments, MY Bharat volunteer registrations, and distribution of Ayushman cards have ensured direct engagement, bringing essential social welfare programs to even the most remote areas.
During the Yatra, citizens actively participated in various government schemes, with over 2499 individuals gaining access to clean cooking fuel under the PradhanMantriUjjwalaYojana. Ayushman cards have provided comprehensive health cover to thousands, while health screenings at Health Camps benefited more than 94,184 citizens.
The Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana have collectively provided accident and life insurance to thousands, advancing financial inclusion nationwide.
The Yatra has also supported over 222 beneficiaries under the PM SVANidhi scheme and enrolled more than 215 new beneficiaries under PM KISAN, promoting financial independence and agricultural support. The ‘MY Bharat’ initiative witnessed over 16,097 lakh youth registrations, reflecting a significant surge in engagement within the framework of the VBSY.
Beyond a mere march, the Yatra symbolizes a resounding call to action echoing throughout the district, emphasizing the empowerment of every citizen and marking a collective resolve to propel India towards its vision of becoming a developed nation by 2047.
VBS Yatra propels Transformation across Pulwama Distt
Pulwama: Commencing its journey on November 25th, 2023, Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra (VBSY) has emerged as a catalyst for positive change throughout Pulwama District. Aligned with the vision of the Hon’ble Prime Minister, this initiative is dedicated to reaching the unreached and ensuring the comprehensive saturation of various Government schemes.
The Yatra, focused on fostering community development, has traversed panchayats, municipalities, and is currently making a profound impact in the villages of Pulwama. The program unfolded across six villages, with active participation from the local community in this transformative experience.
Central to the event was the Sankalp Pledge, where individuals committed to contributing to the development of their villages, aligning with the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision for a developed nation. The message was effectively conveyed through Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) vans, strategically placed throughout the villages.
Cultural programs showcased the rich heritage of the region, and local achievers were honored for their outstanding contributions. VBSY, an ongoing journey, seeks to inspire lasting change and prosperity across the District.
The transformative spirit is palpable, reflecting the collective commitment to positive change. As the Yatra progresses, this spirit is becoming increasingly evident, shaping the vision of a developed and vibrant Nation. The Yatra remains dedicated to inspiring progress and empowerment.
VBS Yatra: IEC Van traverses through panchayats of block Rajouri, Sunderbani in Rajouri Distt
Rajouri: The Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra (VBSY) has become a driving force in the implementation of various government schemes and ushering in comprehensive development throughout Rajouri district.
The VBSY IEC vans on Tuesday traversed through the panchayats of Hathal-A, Nallah, ChangiKangrial, Nah, Sankari, Kotedhera, NagrotaMehra and NagrotaSaldar of block Rajouri as well as Sunderbani. This strategic journey highlights the Yatra’s commitment to reaching every corner of the district and ensuring that the benefits of government initiatives are felt at the grassroots level.
The impact of the Yatra was evident in enhanced access to healthcare, education, and basic amenities, contributing to the overall progress of Rajouri District. Meticulously planned and executed, this initiative aligns with the core objective of holistic development, leaving a lasting and positive impact on the community.
The VBSY symbolizes 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: Prerna Puri attends mega event at Sunderbani, Emphasizes 100 % saturation of Govt schemes
Rajouri: Commissioner Secretary, Information Technology Department, Prerna Puri, on Tuesday attended a mega public outreach programme besides participating in multitude of activities as part of ongoing “Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra” in Sunderbani block.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Om Prakash Bhagat besides other senior officers were present on the occasion. Commissioner Secretary, while addressing on the occasion, emphasized the significance of this initiative in empowering the common masses through dissemination of information on government schemes, fostering awareness and establishing direct interaction with the beneficiaries. “Ensuring that everyone is brought under the ambit of welfare and development programmes of the government is one of the prime objectives of this people friendly initiative and we all need to work collectively towards achieving this goal”, she maintained.
Prerna Puri highlighted the role of mobile VBSY van in achieving comprehensive coverage of all schemes and enhancing awareness among the public. This proactive approach demonstrates the dedication of the administration towards ensuring that no eligible individual is left uninformed about transformative government schemes, she added.
Emphasizing the commitment of the government to reach every beneficiary, she directed the officers to ensure hundred percent saturation of all beneficiary oriented government schemes.
Regarding the issue of poor network connectivity, she assured the public that the government is actively working towards addressing this concern by March 2024. She highlighted various online services of the government saying that the government is mulling a slew of measures to facilitate public service delivery through digital interventions like rolling out of Toll Free Helpline-14471 for accessing government services from the comfort of home.
Recognizing the importance of educating the public about the online services being extended by government departments, she instructed the officers to inform the public about the availability and benefits of such services.
The Commissioner Secretary monitored the activities of VBSY van which is playing crucial role in raising awareness among the common masses about various central government schemes. The van displayed videos of Prime Minister’s speeches, testimonials from beneficiaries, and informative clips to enhance understanding about government initiatives.
The key schemes highlighted during the event included PM Svanidhi, PM VishwakarmaYojana, PM Mudra Yojana, PM UjjwalaYojana, Start-up India/Stand-up India, Ayushman Bharat, PM AwasYojana (Urban), SBM (Urban), PM eBusSewa, AMRUT, PM Bhartiya Jan AushidiPariyojana, UjjalaYojana, SubhagyaYojana, Digital Payment infrastructure, Khelo India, RCS: UDAN, Vande Bharat Trains, Amrit Bharat Station scheme and rural area schemes like Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, PMGKAY, DAY-NRLM, PM AwasYojana Rural, PM UjjwalaYojana, PM KISAN Saman, PM Vishwakarma, KCC, PM PoshanAbhiyan, JJM, and SVAMITVA.
Later, PrernaPuri visited the stalls set up by different departments at the event highlighting their respective schemes, providing a visual presentation of the initiatives aimed at promoting economic growth and public welfare.
The event at Sunderbani block also witnessed a vibrant cultural bonanza showcasing the cultural diversity and artistic talents within the district. Besides, the participants took the Viksit Bharat pledge to solidify their commitment towards the cause of inclusive development and nation building.
Meanwhile, beneficiaries of various government schemes shared their firsthand experiences, highlighting the tangible impact of these initiatives on their lives under “Meri Kahani Meri Zubani” initiative. From improved access to education and healthcare to livelihood support, the beneficiaries conveyed stories of positive transformation and empowerment.
During the event, public representatives projected government schemes designed for public welfare besides providing detailed information about the diverse government initiatives aimed at addressing the multifaceted needs of the community.
During the event, various issues and concerns were raised by the participants which inter alia included network problem in border panchayats including SairMakri and Bhawani, widening of Nowshera to Jhanger road, additional border bunkers, an overhead bridge near Bhawani Higher Secondary School and others.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Om Prakash Bhagat, enumerated a multitude of activities being undertaken in the district as part of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra. He emphasized the commitment of the district administration in implementing various government schemes and initiatives effectively.
The event was attended by DDC member Sunderbani, DFO Nowshera, ADC Nowshera, CPO, SE Hydraulics, CAHO, DSHO, CMO, DPO, DMO, Executive Engineer Jal Shakti and Executive Engineer PDD Rajouri besides other district officers and locals.