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Viskit Bharat Sankalp Yatra reaches out to rural areas with government schemes


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, December 29: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a nationwide campaign to empower the marginalized sections of the society and make them self-reliant by 2047, has been conducting various activities in different parts of Tripura. The campaign aims to provide the benefits of various government schemes to the rural population and raise awareness about the vision of a developed India.

The vans of the campaign entered Rajnagar ADC Village in Tulashikhar block, where a good governance fair and an administrative camp were held. Several self-help groups received financial assistance, and drinking water tanks, musical instruments and other items were distributed among the villagers. The locals also availed the health services and the facilities of various government offices at the camp.

On the same day, Bikash Mela, a part of the second phase program of the campaign, was held in Mohininagar village of Hrishyamukh block, Rangamura and Uttar Rangamura panchayats of Rajnagar block and Manu and Birchandra Nagar ADC villages of Bogafa block. The beneficiaries received administrative facilities from various departments, such as Aadhaar, Ayushman Bharat Smart Card, Ujjwala Yojana Gas Connection, Fasal Bima Yojana, Permanent Residence Certificate, Birth-Death Certificate, Family Income Certificate and others. The Health department organized a health camp where the patients were checked and given free medicines. The Animal Resource Development department also distributed medicines for domestic animals and birds. The mobile publicity vehicles informed the people about the benefits of various schemes of the government.

A well-equipped mobile campaign vehicle of the campaign circumnavigated the Kumarghat Municipal Council area of Unakoti district. A function was held at Bhagat Singh Chowmuhani, where an oath was taken to make India a developed and self-reliant nation by 2047. MLA Bhagwan Chandra Das, Kumarghat Municipal Council CEO Subrata Kumar Das and others spoke on the occasion. Stalls providing services of various government offices were opened, and two self-help groups under Urban Livelihood Mission, one beneficiary under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and two street vendors under Pradhan Mantri Awas Nidhi Yojana were given loan sanction.

The mobile campaign vehicle of the campaign circumnavigated the Dhupatli and Shamukcherra areas of Kakraban block in Gomati district. Sankalp Yatra fairs and festivals were held at two venues, where the oath to form a developed India was read. MLA Jitendra Majumder, President of Kakraban Panchayat Samiti Supriya Saha and others spoke at the ceremony. Stalls serving ten different government departments were opened, and agricultural machinery and vegetable seedlings were provided from the Agriculture Department, water pipe line connection from the DWS Department, cooking gas materials were provided under Ujjwala Yojana. The Health department distributed free medicines after treatment.

The Ambasa Municipal Council organized a Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra and Prati Ghore Sushasan Program in Dolubari Bazar. MP Rebati Tripura inaugurated the event, which was also attended by Vice-Chairman of Ambasa Municipal Council Gopal Sutradhar, Ambasa BAC Chairman Parimal Debbarma, Ambasa Sub-Divisional Magistrate Sanjit Debbarma and others. The people present at the event received government facilities.

The Sankalp Yatra, which started on October 2, 2023, will continue till March 12, 2024, covering all the states and union territories of the country. The campaign is expected to reach out to more than one crore people and make them aware of the government’s initiatives and the vision of a developed India.

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