HANDWARA : The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY), the nationwide campaign to spread awareness about govt. Welfare schemes witnessed grand welcome in the Municipal areas of Handwara on tuesday. A mega event was organized at Chinar Park Handwara where scintillating cultural performances were presented by local artists and students which captivated the attention of the audience.
SP Handwara,Dawood Ibrahim; President MC Handwara, Abdul Majeed Pandith; Tehsildar Handwara, Shahbaaz Ahmad Akhoon; Executive Officer Handwara Municipality, Naveed Ajaz; EXen R&B Handwara, Farooq Ahmad Shah Dy. Medical Superintendent, DH Handwara,Dr.Ijaz Ahmad Bhat, and other sub divisional level officers and officials were present.
ADC Handwara Nazir Ahmed Mir, inspected the stalls and interacted with beneficiaries and officials to receive their feedback. Participants took the Viksit Bharat pledge to make India a developed and self-reliant nation by the year 2047.
While addressing the gathering, ADC highlighted the achievements and benefits of the various flagship schemes of the Government of India directed towards realizing the ultimate goal of Vikshit Bharat.
ADC said that Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, a vibrant campaign, is aimed to ensure 100% saturation of welfare schemes. It is the largest-ever outreach initiative of the Government of India.
As part of the VBS yatra, various government departments had set up stalls at the venue to provide citizens on the spot services like free health checkups, facility to get new Aadhaar cards, Golden cads issued or the existing ones updated besides spreading awareness about different schemes. Scores of people benefitted today.
Under the campaign, specially designed IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) van imparted awareness among the general public about various developmental initiatives taken by the Government of India.
Services like free health checkups, on-spot facility to get Aadhaar cards issued and also to update existing cards at the venue were offered to the people.
Beneficiaries of various departmental schemes under Meri Kahani Meri Zubani presented their success stories and shared their experiences urging the people to come forward and take benefit of different welfare schemes.
Meanwhile, People in other wards of Handwara Municipal Committee including Banday Mohalla, Herpora, Chopan Mohalla, Shaheen Colony, Khanbal II, Dureshpora, Bagatpora, Kachiwari, Chotipora, Gonipora, Braripora and Braripora II, accorded a rousing welcome to the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra.
The VBSY Vans in these wards were welcomed by the Swagat Committees and prominent citizens. The event witnessed active participation from various departments, showcasing their achievements and services.