Itagar, October 18: Tirap district administration in close coordition with other government departments organised an administrative outreach camp on today at Old Tupi village with an objective to take administration to the doorsteps of the people and eble the villagers to avail all facilities without going to Khonsa thereby wasting their valuable time and money.
The administrative outreach camp was attended by about 700 villagers from 10 villages. The camp which was initiated by Tirap district Deputy Commissioner Ravi Jha was a huge success in terms of reaching out to the people.
During the one - day outreach camp the government departments facilitated the villagers to avail STC, PRC, I-Card, Adhar Card, Driving License, free medical check-up with free medicines, medical assessment of handicapped persons, plans and programmes related to education among others.
The SSA distributed blind stick, elbow clutch, hearing aid to the children from 1 to 14 years free of cost. The Agriculture and Horticulture departments provided tools, appliances, seeds and medicines to the farmers free of cost while the DRDA organised awareness on IEC including IAY and MGNREGA in local languages.
The Khonsa and Dadam CD Blocks issued Income Certificates and created awareness on various schemes under the two blocks. Biometric Enrolment of 46 persons was done on the spot for Adhar. Two BME Kits were deployed at the camp itself.
The department of ICDS issued NSCP forms, disability certificates, old age pension certificates and widow welfare forms.
The DD (ICDS) and her staff created awareness on different schemes implemented by the department. The department of civil supplies conducted awareness on tiol food security while the department of Environment and Forest issued about 900 saplings of ormental, fruit and medicil plants.
However, most of the villagers thronged the Jansuvidha counter which issued 272 ST certificates, 197 PRCs during the camp. The Health department organised a medical camp wherein 270 patients were screened and distributed free medicines. The department of Veteriry and Animal Husbandry distributed poultry feeds and medicines to the villagers and created awareness on rearing of animals and birds.
The Chief of Old Tupi, Newang Lowang thanked Deputy Commissioner for the outreach camp describing it as historic for the villagers of Ranglamja and Dadan area. Earlier, the DC, while replying to the memorandum submitted by the villagers, assured to look into the grievances on priority, an official communiqué said here today.