Goa CM Dr. Pramod Sawant flags off Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra IEC Van at Porvorim

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: Goa, November 15, 2023

PM Narendra Modi launched ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ and Pradhan Mantri Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Development Mission from a program marking the celebrations of Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas, 2023 in Khunti, Jharkhand today. On the occasion, Goa CM Dr. Pramod Sawant flagged off one Information, Education and Communication (IEC) van of Central Bureau of Communications (CBC) at Porvorim in Goa, thereby marking yhe launch of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in the state. The focus of the Yatra will be on reaching out to people, creating awareness and providing benefits of welfare schemes like sanitation facilities, essential financial services, electricity connections, access to LPG cylinders, housing for the poor, food security, proper nutrition, reliable healthcare, clean drinking water, etc. Enrolment of potential beneficiaries will be done through details ascertained during the Yatra.


In a X post, Goa CM Dr. Sawant said:

“Virtually Attended the #JanjatiyaGauravDivas 2023 & Flag off of #ViksitBharatSankalpYatra by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri

@narendramodi Ji on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Bhagwan #BirsaMunda. Also flagged off the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra from Goa at Porvorim”.

The Goa CM explained in the X post, Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra aims to reach out to the people of Bharat focusing on creating awareness and providing benefits of welfare schemes. He further said, “Hon’ble PM set the 4 Pillars of Viksit Bharat, Narishakti, Annadata, Yuvashakti and Middle Class & Poor. Strengthening of these 4 Pillars shall build the Viksit Bharat”.

The dignitaries present on the occasion included Goa Government Minister of Panchayat Shri Mauvin Godinho, Shiroda MLA Shri Subhash Shirodkar and the Director in Directorate of Panchayats Smt. Siddhi Halarnkar.All the dignitaries attended virtually attended the Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas programme which was held at Khunti in Jharkhand.

In the coming days, the Central Bureau of Communications IEC vans will travel through the length and breadth of the state, including blocks like Canacona, Dharbandora, Mormugao, Ponda, Quepem, Salcete, Sanguem etc.

Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra

It has been the constant endeavor of the Prime Minister to attain saturation of flagship schemes of the government by ensuring that the benefits of these schemes reach all targeted beneficiaries in a time-bound manner. In a major step towards the attainment of this aim of saturation of schemes, the Prime Minister launched ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ on the occasion of Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas.

The Prime Minister flagged off IEC (Information, Education and Communication) vans in Khunti, Jharkhand, marking the launch of ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’. The Yatra will start from districts with significant tribal populations initially and by 25th January 2024 and will cover all districts across the country.











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