‘Back to Village’ Phase V: First Phase of B2V5 commences with active participation of locals in Gbl
GANDERBAL: The fifth phase of ambitious “Back to Village” (B2V5) programme commenced Wednesday in 42 Panchayats of Ganderbal district with great enthusiasm and active participation of PRIs and locals.
The designated Visiting Officers along with supporting staff and government functionaries reached their destinations for two days and one night stay. They will listen to issues and concerns of villagers besides preparing and approving the Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) as per the developmental aspirations of people of the village.
On day one, Visiting Officers/Prabhari Officers (PO) deployed in these Panchayats for B2V5 interacted with people and noted their day-to-day developmental issues. They also took stock of the ongoing developmental works taken up in their Panchayats under different schemes and inspected functioning of the schools, Wellness Centre, Anganwadi centres and other institutions.
In the first phase, the Back to Village-5 programme has been started in 42 Panchayats out of 126 Panchayats of district Ganderbal while the same process will continue in other Panchayats of the district in a phased manner.
Meanwhile, Commissioner Secretary FCS&CA, Zubair Ahmad visited Safapora-C Panchayat where he interacted with the people and took stock of their development needs. He also interacted with the Shikara owners in Manasbal park and enquired about the assistance and support being provided to them by the administration.
Similarly, Assistant Director Fisheries Ganderbal, visited Yangoora B Panchayat while DFO Sindh Forest Division Ganderbal, toured Sonamarg-A Panchayat as visiting officers and took stock of issues and concerns of people of these panchayats.
Other designated POs visited their respective panchayats, interacted with the public and undertook review of previous and current year deliverables with special focus on improving e-services penetration, user experience for greater accessibility etc.
They also monitored the saturation of different Centrally Sponsored Schemes including beneficiary oriented schemes like Jal Jeeven Mission, PMAY-G, PMEGP, PM-Kissan, KCC, etc at grassroots level.