Mega Public outreach begins in Samba under Back to Village programme

SAMBA : People across Samba district today accorded a rousing recep- tion to the visiting officers deputed for Panchayats for two days and one night under the ambitious Back to Village programme.
As many as 34 senior officers visited Panchayats including Palli, Rajpur Kholar, Salmeri, Bari, Birpur, Tarore, Deon, Purmandal, Bagla Suchani, Patti, Sangwal etc in block Bari Brahmana, Vijaypur and Purmandal on the 1st day of six day long pro- gramme.
During the day, Deputy Commissioner Samba also visited panchayats of Salmeri, Bari, Vijaypur, Patti and Raj Kholpur and
interacted with PRI mem- bers & locals in presence of visiting officers.
The Deputy Commissioner informed that B2V4 was an action ori- ented and deliver measura- ble (result) programme in which all departments will be saturating deliver- ables within specified time- lines.
Specials Camps were organised to provide support to specially abled, senior citizens, distributions of certificates like income cer- tificate, Ayushman Bharat Golden Cards, Land pass- book etc in each panchayat ghar in the district, informed the DC Samba Visiting officers on the day one of the B2V4 pro- gramme participated in
sports activities, talent hunt programmes, cultural events, youth engagement activities, Gandhi Katha and other activities in order to reach out to village popula- tion and promote various initiatives like Nasha Mukt Bharat, Swachh Gram, pro- moting self employment schemes etc.
Visiting officers also inspected the development works including Amrit Sarovars, conducted inspec- tion CSC Centres and gener- ated awareness about 225 Schemes (online) like BEAMS, Jan Bhagidari, Aapki Zameen Aapki Nigrani, Digital J&K etc The Government laid special focus on self employment activities and has directed to identify 15 youth per panchayat to be enrolled under various self employment schemes, added visiting officers.
In addition, all the front- line workers, district offi- cers, selected representa- tives including Sarpanchs, panchs, locals took active participation in the Back to Village Programme.
Later, the visiting offi- cers also interacted with senior citizens, retired employees, Ex servicemen, Youths.