Rangat, Nov. 21: The ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ (VBSY) Campaign was held today at Uttara and Kadamtala Gram Panchayats under Rangat Tehsil. The VBSY started by welcoming the IEC (Information, Education and Communication) Van followed screening of video and the Viksit Bharat Pledge was taken by the PRIs, general public, school children and official of various line Departments in both the Gram Panchayats.

A sensitization of Government flagship schemes which include- Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY,  PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana,  Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana –NRLM, PM Awas Yojana (Rural), PM Ujjwala Yojana, PM Vishwakarma, PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, Kisan Credit Card (KCC), PM Poshan Abhiyan, Har Ghar Jal - Jal Jeevan Mission, Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village areas (SVAMITVA), Jan Dhan Yojana, Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana,  Suraksha Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, PM PRANAM,  etc.,  to achieve 100%  saturation of flagship schemes was held in both the Gram Panchayats.

The programme was followed by various on the spot camps by line Departments such as Health, Agriculture, Civil Supplies etc. The Health Department conducted a thorough health screening, encompassing essential health check-ups such as blood pressure, TB screening, and sugar level assessments. Beneficiaries were distributed ABHA ID Cards.  The Agriculture Department organized Soil Health Cards demonstrations and conducted interaction session with farmers for promoting organic farm produce.

Similarly, the CS&CA Department also extended onthe spot services for enrolment of new beneficiaries for PM Ujjwala Yojana and Aadhaar updation. A camp was also conducted, which focused on Jal Jeevan Mission initiatives, offering guidance and support to mitigate water-related challenges in the Gram Panchayats. On the spot quiz competitions were organized for the students on the topic ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa’ and prizes & certificates were distributed to the winners.

Individual success stories are also woven into the Yatra, wherein the beneficiaries of PM Ujjwala, PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, PMAY (G) etc., presented ‘Meri Kahani Meri Zubani’, a testimony on transformation brought about by the Government’s flagship schemes in their lives.

Cultural programmes on the theme ‘Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke’, ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ etc., were also organized by the Women Self Help Groups and local schools in both the Gram Panchayats.

Concluding the programme, the Assistant Commissioner, Middle Andaman expressed gratitude to all PRIs, Officials, school children and participants of the said Gram Panchayats for their enthusiastic involvement and participation.