“Go To Village” mission to ensure effective implementation of govt schemes: Biswajit
IMPHAL | May 15 : As part of the State government’s ongoing “Khungang Chatse: Go to the Village” mission, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister, Thongam Biswajit Singh, today, inspected stalls set up by various government departments at Panthoibi Community Hall, Kongba Kshetri Leikai.
Speaking to media persons, Biswajit said that the initiative is to check and ensure that the benefits of the pro-poor schemes of both the Central and the State governments are delivered at the doorstep of the intended beneficiaries. The mission is also to communicate and educate the people of the benefits of the various schemes.
The is a mission initiated by the State government following in the Sabka Saat, Sabka Vikas vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, he said.
Under the Mission, the departments under the government are targeting to educate and explain the government schemes to the public for their effective implementation.
The Mission also aims to bridge the gap of mistrust and miscommunication between the people and the government, Shri Biswajit said.
The “Go to the Village” mission which is aimed to bring inclusive development also include the villages in the hills, he said.
Altogether 26 stalls are opened to ensure that benefits of the government schemes reach to the doorsteps of the intended beneficiaries of Loumanbi, Takhok Mapan Awang, Ucheckon Khunou and Uchekon Kshetri Leikai under Ucheckon Nongpok Gram Panchayat in Thongju Assembly Constituency.
The stalls include that of Social Welfare Department, Health Directorate, Power, Education Department, Revenue Department, bank etc. Services provided at the stalls include Aadhaar Seeding, pension schemes, SAUBHAGYA, Weaver card/Artisan card, etc.
The mission in the Gram Panchayat is organised by the Imphal East District Administration.
As part of the mission, Shri Biswajit handed cheques amounting to Rs.20,000 each to five artisans (State Awardees) selected under the Modernisation of Outstanding Craftsperson scheme of the Handloom and Textiles directorate.
Minister Biswajit also handed pensions to seven differently abled persons of the area under pension schemes of the Social Welfare department. Local beneficiaries of UJWALA scheme were also handed gas connections.
It may be mentioned that thousands of local beneficiaries thronged the stalls to enquire about the government schemes.
The mission, which was launched simultaneously on May 1, 2018 across the State, is an initiative of the Government to reach out to its citizens at their doorstep, explain government programmes and its benefits to the people and ensure timely delivery of services to eligible beneficiaries, redressal their problems and queries in a citizen-friendly manner and provide on the spot solutions.
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