Back to Village-4: Alok Kumar visits Bagla Jakh Panchayat
SAMBA: Principal Secretary School Education Department (SED) Alok Kumar on Wednesday visited panchyat Bagla Jakh in Vijaypur and reached out to locals including PRI members.
His visit to Sambas was a part of ongoing 4th phase of ‘Back to Village’ programme.
On the occasion, District Development Council Chairman, Keshav Dutt Sharma, Block Development Council Chairman Vijaypur, Sarpanch besides other senior officers were also present.
During his interaction with the panchayat members, the Principal Secretary highlighted the government initiatives towards establishing a transparent, efficient and responsive governance at their doorsteps.
He said officers have been deputed to panchayats in order to conduct an appraisal of development works at grassroots level and to ensure saturation of government sponsored schemes through massive public participation.
“Awareness of schemes through departmental stalls and prolonged IEC has been taken up at grassroot levels to ensure equitable development,” Kumar said.
On the first day of his two day visit to the panchayat Bagla Jakh, Principal Secretary interacted with locals, Sarpanch, panches, DDC members and BDC members and took a detailed review of functioning of various schemes at grassroot level.
Principal Secretary SED laid emphasis on ensuring 100 percent saturation of government schemes with special focus on self-employment, Swachta Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat Golden Card Registration, dissemination on digital services
Alok Kumar also distributed baby care kits, school bag kits, sanction letters under self-employment schemes, land passbooks, golden cards of Ayushman Bharat,
On the occasion, Kumar also interacted with students and staff in HSS Jakh. Culture programme was also presented under the talent hunt initiative in the school.
Later, the visiting officer also conducted meetings with senior citizens and addressed their issues in presence of Deputy Commissioner Samba and other district officers.