The Union Authorities launched “Gram Swaraj Abhiyan- Special Interventions”, an high-intensity outreach programme to deliver welfare schemes to select villages which need particular attention. It was lunched on the occasion of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti (14th April)
This course of action will be implemented in 484 districts in 33 Union and States Territories. The maximum number of the villages are in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Meghalaya and punjab.
The objective of the system is to ensure total coverage, which can be an ambitious goal for the national federal government.
The campaign is scheduled to be launched on Ambedkar Jayanti, i.e. apr under the name of “Sabka Sath 14th, Sabka Gaon, Sabka Vikas”. It really is consistent with rural development strategies like “Antyodaya” – predicated on the rule of “convergence and saturation”.
The Centre shall reach out to the indegent in the 21,000 most backward villages in the united states and will make sure they are aware of the government’s all welfare schemes.
Within this campaign, the federal government will set up camps in these villages to supply the poor benefits under various welfare schemes,
Under this campaign, the country wide government will observe some times, from April 14 starting, as social justice day. It’ll be accompanied by ‘Swachh Bharat Diwas’, ‘Ujjwala Diwas’, ‘Panchayati Raj Diwas’ and ‘Gram Shakti Diwas’ on Apr 18, 20, 24 and 28 respectively
PM Modi has asked ministers to activate in a substantial outreach programme as the Centre has appointed a large number of directors and deputy secretaries to force its flagship programs to “100% saturation” in the rural areas.
This high-intensity drive is supposed to provide welfare to choose villages which have emerged to maintain need of particular attention.
Gram Swaraj Abhiyan
The abhiyan premiered on the lines of rural development schemes like Antyodaya predicated on principle of convergence and saturation.
- The initiative aspires for 100% coverage of seven plans launched by Central Government for eligible beneficiaries in three-week home window from Apr 14 to May 5, 2018.
- The aim of abhiyan is to market social harmony, get in touch with poor rural households, obtain feedback on ongoing programmes, enrol in new initiatives, concentrate on doubling farmers’ income, enhance livelihood opportunities and re-emphasize nationwide priorities such as cleanliness and strengthen Panchayati Raj institutions,.
- The seven schemes protected under it are Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Ujala scheme, Saubhagya, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Objective and Yojana Indradhanush.