KUPWARA: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY), a nation-wide transformative campaign to spread awareness and ensure the delivery of government flagship schemes, stretches out to 11 more Panchayats of Kupwara district on Friday, covering 274 Panchayats out of total 385 Panchayats of the district.
Mega events of VBSY were organised today at Teetwal, Keran, and Machil, close to the line of control. The campaign attracted the attention of people on the other side of the LoC in (POK), who were seen watching activities of the VBSY in Teetwal and Keran.
The VBSY presented a festive look with a large number of people thronging the venue at Shan-e-Teetwal ground close to River Kishanganga (LOC).
During the Yatra, people were seen enthusiastically listening to the recorded message from the Prime Minister.
People also availed the facilities of instant enrolment in Government Schemes, Free Medical Checkups, Zero-Balance Bank Accounts, Aadhar Updates, Ayushman cards, and ABHA IDs. Beneficiaries of CSSs, progressive farmers and successful entrepreneurs shared their positive experiences under ‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubani’.
At Shan-e–Teetwal Stadium, SDM Karnah, Dr.Gulzar Ahmad Rather administered the Viksit pledge to the participants. Mega event was attended by Tehsildar Karnah, Eyaad Qadri, District Officers, and Sub divisional officers.
Similar activities of VBSY were organised at Keran, Machil, Shumnag, Trehgam A, Trehgam B, Trehgam C, Trehgam D, Trehgam E, Trehgam F, Dogerpora and Dogerpora A of Kalaroos Block today.
As part of the campaign, the IEC vans traversed through different Panchayats amid a warm welcome by the PRIs and people.
The participants took the pledge and representatives of the line departments also presented their stalls and explained the various schemes and programmes run by the government for the public welfare.