J&K Govt may conclude B2V III two days before scheduled date due to crop harvesting season

Srinagar, October 7: Jammu and Kashmir Government may conclude 3rd phase of outreach developmental programme two days before the scheduled date due to crop harvesting season coinciding with programme schedule.
A senior official said that the decision has been taken to culminate the ambitious developmental programme on 10th of October which was earlier decided to end by 12th October.
People in rural areas are busy with harvesting paddy and apples at this time of year, a senior official said, “Attendance was thin at most of the places. Majority of people in rural areas are busy in harvesting. So for the benefit of the people administration decided to end the programme two days before its schedule,” he said.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha visited Kupwara, Kulgam, Shopian and Bandipora to push the developmental agenda of his administration and review progress of the programme on the ground.
“He is very sincere and serious about development of rural areas but decided to call off the programme before scheduled date for the benefit of the people so that they can attend due to their crop,” he said.
Give 100 percent for equity, growth and inclusion in J&K villages, and use B2V3 ‘Jan Abhiyan’ opportunity to connect with the people and serve them to the best, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha asked officer Thursday.
He said Back to Village (B2V) programme is not for one person, Panchayat or district, but for the whole UT and everyone should come forward to own it and play their important role to uplift the socio-economic condition of rural J&K.
The LG had convened a meeting with all the Deputy Commissioners and SPs across the UT, through video-conferencing, a day before the launch of B2V3programme.
The LG invited innovative ideas and suggestions from all stakeholders and asked the officers to apply them to provide best services to the people.
He had directed the officers to fully utilize various communication tools to spread massive awareness about the programme so that it can reach the maximum population.
Real-time feedback should be recorded by visiting officers regarding reach of various government services, status of 100 percent saturation of different social security and individual beneficiary-oriented schemes and analyzed report shall be submitted on the same, the LG had maintained.

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