Port Blair, Sept. 25: The Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman & Nicobar Islands under the leadership of Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President is organising a week long awareness programmes on various Govt. Schemes to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti - the birth anniversary of the Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

The overall In-charge for the week long awareness drive, Shri. M Vinod, State Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party in association with the karyakartas will be organising several awareness programmes throughout the islands on Atmanirbhar Bharat, Vocal for Local and promotion of Khadi.

In this connection a programme was organised today at Junglighat Fish Landing Center and the Fishermen Community was made aware about Atmanirbar Bharat, Vocal for Local and Khadi was also promoted among the fishermen community.

The resource persons from various departments participated in the awareness programme held at Junglighat Fish Landing Center. The departments which participated in the awareness programmes were Fisheries Department, Agriculture Department, MSME, KVIB, Industries, Animal Husbandry and Lead Bank.

The resource person explained the benefits of various Govt. Schemes and how they can utilise it to create an Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Ajoy Bairagi later appealed to the Fishermen Community to take advantage of the various Govt. Schemes and to promote the dream of an Atmanirbahar Bharat as conceptualised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also appealed to all the members of the fishermen community to approach the BJP office in case they have any issues in taking advantage of any of the schemes. He also mentioned that the dreams of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi to adopt swadeshi products is finally being turned into reality by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India will become a world power by becoming Atmanirbhar.