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DDC finalizes modalities for Garam Swaraj Abhiyan

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Poonch , 12 Apr 2018

District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, convened a meeting of officers to review the preparation regarding a series of activities to be organized by different concerned departments in different blocks of the district for the welfare of rural areas under 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyan'.The district administration has decided to launch 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyan', an outreach campaign, in the district on the birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar on April 14, which will continue till May 5, It was given out in the meeting.The meeting was attended by chief medical officer, Dr.Mumtaz Bhatti, ACD Mukhtar Ahmad Sheikh, district panchayat officer,Mukhlis Quraishi, district social officer, Naiema Bhatti ,district agriculture officer, Inderjit Singh,AD FCS& CA, Ranjeet Singh,Lead Bank manager D.K Bali & officials of allied department included ICDS.The objective of the 'Abhiyan' is to promote social harmony, reach out to poor rural households, to obtain feedback on ongoing programmes, enrol in new initiatives, focus on increasing farmers's income, enhance livelihood opportunities and re-emphasize national priorities such as cleanliness in rural areas of the district.It was discussed in the meeting that under the 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyan', 'Samajik Nyaya Diwas' would be celebrated on April 14 and on the day, it was decided that social justice conferences would be organized at Balaashrams by the social wellfare department in collaboration with ICDS and health department, where, apart from wheel chairs distribution to differently abled persons, several initiatives for them to be highlighted.

DDC said that, on 'Swachh Bharat Diwas' april18, the day would be celebrated with great enthusiasm and marked by series of activities including launching of Swachta express, expediting digging of toilets activities and campaign will also be launched to clean water bodies, "moreover all government offices including Panchayat Ghars, hospitals/dispensaries, footpaths, roads, ration depots will be cleaned up by the concerned department with active participation of local inhabitants, " he added.

On 'Ujjwala Diwas' 20th April, it was decided that an awareness program shall be organized near LOC villages including Sagara Mankote  where Ujjwala LPG connections, LED bulbs, medical kits containg first aid, materials including school bags carrying the information and education/ messages, regarding Swach Bharat Abhiyan for maintenance of good health and hygiene are distributed to school children.Similarly, on 'Rashtriya Panchayati Raj Diwas' day April 24, rural development department was asked by the DDC, to organise awareness programs and formulate panchayats development plan across the district by conducting Gram Sabha in each of the 189 panchayats on the day in the district.Further, it was given out in the meeting, that 'Gram Swaraj Divas' would be celebrated on April 28, On’Ayushmaan Bharat Diwas' onApril 30, a healthy baby show was organised by health department where mothers of healthy baby would be felicitated and awareness cum screening of high risk pregnancy would be highlighted.Kisan Kalyaan Diwas’ 2nd May, apart from creating awareness how to increase agricultural output thereby increasing farmers income, Kisan credit cards would be provided to the farmers, the meeting told.The DDC directed the officers to ensure effective implementation of all activities to be carried out across the District during the campaign and said that he will personally monitor the activities to be carried out for the welfare of rural areas where majority of people are residing.


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