Additional Deputy Commissioner RP Singh on Thursday flagged off awareness van from village Malak (Jagraon) under Viksit Bharat Sankalap Yatra to spread maximum awareness among masses towards welfare schemes of the Government of India. Divulging the details, the ADC said that the Goverment of India had launched this scheme on November 15, to ensure that benefits of flagship schemes reach the targeted beneficiaries in a time bound manner.
Under this scheme, the IEC (Information, Education and Communication) Vans will be covering rural areas of the district in coming days as per scheduled program, he said. Besides awareness drive, enrollment camps would also be held at village level to provide benefit of government schemes to people at doorsteps, he said adding several government departments have been roped in for this task to ensure prompt benefit of government schemes to eligible beneficiaries.
The ADC also mentioned that the Government of India, with participation of States and Union Territories, is actively engaged in the mission of saturation through its flagship schemes for providing basic amenities like sanitation facilities, essential financial services, access to LPG connections, housin or the poor, food security, proper nutrition, reliable healthcare, clean drinking water, quality education etc and making required services accessible to all targeted and eligible beneficiaries.
The objectives of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra are Reaching the unreached - reach out to the vulnerable who are eligible uander various schemes but have not availed benefit so far, he added. Furthermore, dissemination of information and generating awareness about schemes is key focus of this scheme. AGM NABARD Sanjiv Kumar, Lead District Manager Sarabit Singh, and other officers were also present on the occasion.