Garamur, Dec 28: The second edition of Ja Prashashan, a field programme to bring the administration at the doorstep of the villagers residing in the remote-far areas, was conducted in Gejera under Ratanpur Miri GP on Tuesday by the district administration of Majuli. The day-long programme was held at the Pub Majuli Kherkota High School field on Tuesday, stated a press release.
The Mising Autonomous Council (MAC) also extended a helping hand to the administration in organizing the event in this remote Gaon Panchayat area, which is almost 43 km away from the district headquarter Garamur. Deputy Commissioner of Majuli, Pallav Gopal Jha, other top officials from district administration and the heads of 12 major departments along with bank officials took part in the Ja Prashashan and listened to the problems of the area from the villagers.
The departments included in the programme were Revenue and Disaster Magement, Health, Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering, Veteriry and Animal Husbandry, Social Welfare, Education, Public Health Engineering, Fishery, Food and Civil Supplies, District Industry and Commerce Centre, APDCL and banking institutions. Attending the programme, the Sub-Divisiol Engineer of APDCL Majuli Sub-Division Station reviewed the progress of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yoja (DDUGJY) and heard the complaints related to electricity in Ratanpur Miri Gaon Panchayat from the public. In the programme, the Agriculture department carried out an awareness meet on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yoja (PMFBY) and distributed seeds of groundnut and summer paddy of hybrid variety (Boro) among the local farmers. The department also distributed KCC loan application forms to the poor farmers of the locality during the programme.
As part of Ja Prashashan, the Health department organized a free medical check-up camp there and distributed free medicine to the villagers. Similarly, veteriry department also arranged a health camp for animals and treat the animals of the area suffering from FMD.
The Ja Prashashan programme was aimed to reach the people residing in areas far away from the district headquarter, Garamur. This field programme will be organized by the district administration of Majuli Gaon Panchayat-wise and at least once in every month, where the Deputy Commissioner along with the heads of all the government departments of the district will take part.