Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein formally launched the “Gram Swaraj Abhyan”, a nationwide outreach program for 100% saturation of beneficiaries at a function organised in Namsai.
While paying tribute to the architect of the constitution Dr B.R.Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, Mein emphasized on the need of reaching out to poor & downtrodden by the Government as well as the system.
He said that the people at the last mile seldom get opportunity to reach out to Government in existing system which needs a change. He lauded the visionary concept of Norendra Modiji to launch the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan with an aim to uplift the last in que- the Antodaya.
Mein informed that earlier poor & needy required reaching out to the offices/ Officers for Govt assistance whereas the present BJP Government contemplating to bring the administration at fingertip or at the door step of the poor & needy for ensuring 100 % coverage without pilferage.
He informed that the present Government both in centre & State is working on outcome instead of output concept in scheme implementation and hence the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan will be monitored by Central Govt Group A officers and monitored online on real-time.
This will ensure time bound completion and transparency in implementation. DCM Mein extended greeting to Tai Khampti people for “Sanken” festival and Assamese people for “Rongali Bihu” festival as well.
Earlier, Chau Zingnu Namchoom, Parliamentary Secretary, Planning pay a glowing tribute to Dr B.R.Ambedkar and highlighted his life & work for the cause of the people living in lowest socio-economic strata.
R.K.Sharma, Deputy Commissioner while reading out the detail program of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan informed that apart from target of 100% saturation in 07 (seven) flagship schemes anmely PMs Jan Dhan Yojna, PMs Bima Yojna, Ujala Yojna, Ujjawala Yojna, Mission Indradhanush, Saubhagya Yojna the program also aimed at launching of ambitious “ Ayushman Bharat” scheme on 30th April’2018.
Ven Agaddhama Mahathero- the Chief Bhante of Budha Vihara, Namsai also spoke on the occasion. Ven Mahathero exhorted the need of social harmony and peace while depicting the work of Dr B.R Ambedkar for social justice.