Hailakandi, July 21: As the countdown for the conclusion of the Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (EGSA) has begun, the Hailakandi district administration races to saturate the ‘aspirational district’ with seven flagship social welfare schemes by Independence Day.
Reviewing the status of progress on a regular basis and supervising the ground implementation of the welfare flagship programmes across five development blocks of the district, Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan has called upon officials of departments concerned to work towards achieving the best possible outcomes of seven key schemes vis-a-vis Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya), Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All Yojana (UJALA), Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Mission Indradhanush by August 15.
Khan, along with District Development Commissioner (DDC), FR Laskar discussed the plan of action in regard to achieving 100 per cent saturation target by August 15 with the officials concerned in a meeting on Friday. “The implementation of EGSA in the targeted villages should bring the fruitful outcomes and the essence of such pro-poor programmes should not be compromised with,” quipped Khan.
The Deputy Commissioner further emphasized that the real objective of the mission was to promote social harmony, reach out to poor rural households, obtain feedback on ongoing programmes, enrol in new initiatives, enhance livelihood opportunities and reiterate national priorities such as cleanliness and strengthening the administrative set up at the district and block levels for welfare of the people living in rural areas.
“The purpose of special intervention is to speed up proper implementation of these pro-poor initiatives of government and to make them accessible to the intended beneficiaries,” said DDC, Laskar.