Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra Jan Samvad programme organized across the State

Chief Minister flags off Yatra from Faridabad

Chandigarh, November 30 - In an effort to raise awareness among every citizen of the state regarding the Central and State Government's schemes, Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal today launched the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra from the Fatehpur Billouch village in Faridabad today.

Through various programs organized statewide under the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, citizens were aware about government schemes, and concerted efforts were made to ensure that the benefits of these services are directly accessible to the public. The Yatra, commencing from rural areas, is set to traverse all villages and towns across Haryana continuously over the next 50 days. 72 LED vans have been strategically deployed throughout the state to disseminate information to every nook and corner.

As part of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, gas connections are being distributed to citizens under the PM Ujjwala Scheme, and health cards are being provided to beneficiaries of the Ayushman Bharat Scheme. To effectively communicate the government's achievements and policies, short films on developmental programs are being showcased through vans equipped with films, digital displays, promotional materials, etc. In addition, on-the-spot information is being offered to the public about pension schemes, Aadhar cards, Parivar Pahchan Patra, agriculture, and horticulture. Basic medical services and AYUSH services are also available through stalls set up at public places during the yatra. To motivate the youth, various competitions have been organized for students in every village and ward, with winning students receiving recognition.

Haryana Chief Minister Sh Manohar Lal inaugurated the yatra from Faridabad, flagging off the van to journey across other villages. The yatra commenced with an address by Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi.

Deputy Chief Minister, Sh Dushyant Chautala inaugurated the 'Vikshit Bharat-Sankalp Yatra, Jan Samvad' from Alipur village in Gurugram district. He said that in Haryana state, people are continuously getting the benefits of the noble thinking and technology of the government. Technology will become our main medium in achieving Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's resolve of a developed India in 2047. The Haryana Government is actively undertaking significant measures to establish a modern digital infrastructure on a large scale within the state.

Meanwhile, Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker Sh Gian Chand Gupta attended an exhibition organized in village Bunga Tibbi of Panchkula. The exhibition showcased the government's public welfare policies and schemes, aiming to benefit the public through interactive dialogue sessions.

In Khatauli village of Ambala, Haryana's Home and Health Minister, Sh Anil Vij, expressed the significance of having a Prime Minister committed to transforming India into a developed nation. He expressed optimism that by 2047, the 100th year of India's independence, the country would join the ranks of developed nations. Stressing the importance of collective effort, he called upon everyone present to work towards this common goal. The occasion also witnessed the administration of an oath, symbolizing a collective resolve towards achieving a developed India.

Haryana Minister of School Education, Forest, and Environment, Sh. Kanwar Pal, actively participated in the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra-JanSamvad' program held in Deodhar, Jaidhari village. He described the 'Self-reliant and Developed' India campaign as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visionary initiative. He underscored that the realization of this campaign would elevate India's stature as a robust and influential nation on the global stage, restoring its position as a world leader.

In a parallel event in village Badagudha, Sirsa, Power Minister Sh Ranjit Singh highlighted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated the Yatra in the tribal areas of Jharkhand on November 15. Through this yatra, detailed information about various schemes and their benefits will be disseminated to every village. Minister expressed confidence that this visit will prove instrumental in delivering the benefits of the schemes to the people and realizing the Prime Minister's vision of a developed India.

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Sh JP Dalal conducted a demonstration of drone-assisted nano urea spraying in Barwa village, Bhiwani. He not only informed farmers about the innovative spraying technique but also rewarded beneficiaries of the Meri Kahani-Meri Jubani initiative under various schemes.

Meanwhile, Cooperation and Public Health Engineering Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal engaged directly with the people at a program in Kheda Murar village, Rewari. Urban Local Bodies Minister, Dr. Kamal Gupta, interacted with the people in Satrod Kalan village, Hisar. Cabinet Minister, Devendra Singh Babli, engaged with villagers in Rattakheda, Fatehabad. Deputy Speaker, Ranbir Gangwa, interacted with locals in Chuli Bagdian village, and Labour Minister, Anoop Dhanak, connected with the community in Kumbha Kheda village during their visits as part of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra.

Inaugurating the yatra from Mandhana village, Narnaul, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Sh OP Yadav, emphasized the yatra's significance. Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Kamlesh Dhanda, inaugurated the yatra from Khanuda village, Kaithal, and Sandeep Singh, Minister of State for Printing and Writing, commenced the yatra from Thana village, Kurukshetra. In addition, MLAs, and other dignitaries, including Rohtak MP Dr. Arvind Sharma, Bhiwani-Mahendergarh MP Sh Dharmbir Singh, and Sirsa MP Mrs. Sunita Duggal, initiated the yatra in programs organized at the sub-division level.


In Haryana, Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra gains Momentum

CM officially inaugurates the Yatra from the village Fatehpur Billouch, Faridabad

CM listens to the Prime Minister’s live address during a state-level programme organized in the village Fatehpur Billouch

During the programme, women showcased drone flying skills

CM also honoured individuals making significant contributions in various fields

Chandigarh, November 30 – In a significant stride towards gender empowerment and technological innovation, Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, while addressing the Nation today launched Pradhan Mantri Mahila Kisan Drone Kendra, which he positively termed as NaMo Drone Didi programme.

Meanwhile, Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal who along with the State Cabinet Ministers and other dignitaries also listened to the Prime Minister’s address, also formally launched the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra from the village of Billouch in Faridabad during a state-level programme organized in the village of Billouch. Transport Minister, Sh. Mool Chand Sharma, MLAs, Sh. Narender Gupta, Sh. Nayan Pal Rawat, Smt. Seema Trikha also remained present during the programme.

Notably, during the programme, the Prime Minister also dedicated the landmark 10,000th Jan Aushadi Kendra at AIIMS, Deoghar. The journey of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra commenced on November 15.

Addressing the Nation, the Prime Minister stated that affordable medicines would be available to the poor through Jan Aushadhi Centers. The primary goal of Jan Aushadhi Centers is good medicine and good service. The number of Jan Aushadhi Centers will be increased to 25,000 in the future.

He said that the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is completing 15 days today and has now picked up pace. Noting the affection and participation of the people that has led to a change in the nomenclature of the VBSY van from ‘Vikas Rath’ to ‘Modi Ki Guarantee vehicle’, the Prime Minister thanked the citizens for their trust in the government. He also interacted with the beneficiaries of various welfare schemes.

Empowering Women Wings: Haryana soars to new heights with Namo Drone Didi Program

With this launch, the state became the epicenter of this pioneering initiative started under the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, witnessing the historic moment when women took to the skies to demonstrate their drone flying skills.

In his address, Sh. Manohar Lal emphasized the significance of this program in fostering women's empowerment, not only symbolically but also practically. He said that the drones initially showcased in Billouch, are not just a spectacle; they represent a paradigm shift in agricultural practices.

“Now, women will also use drones for agricultural purposes, and it will be an example of women empowerment. This marks a crucial step towards sustainable and technologically advanced farming practices, with women at the forefront,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.

CM administers Viksit Bharat Sankalp oath

During the event, the Chief Minister also administered the Viksit Bharat Sankalp oath to the dignitaries and the people present during the programme. He also visited exhibitions displaying products produced by women Self-Help Groups and praised their efforts. A short film related to the achievements of the state government was also screened.

The Chief Minister said that the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra has been linked with the Jan-Samvad program in Haryana. It commenced today from Billoch village in the Faridabad district. The main objective of this program is to disseminate information about the achievements of the central and state governments to the public.

Women of SHGs are not only becoming self-reliant but are also providing employment to other women, CM

The Chief Minister stated that through self-help groups, women are not only becoming self-reliant but are also providing employment to other women. There are approximately 40,000 Self-Help Groups (SGHs) in the state, with a minimum of 10 women members in each group who produce quality products through their skills.

The state government is providing loans ranging from Rs. 50,000 to Rs.3 lakh to these SGHs. Many SGHs have grown into small industries, making a significant contribution to strengthening the rural economy. Women farmers showcased drone flying skills during the program, enabling them to use drones for fertilizer distribution in agriculture, thereby empowering women, said Sh. Manohar Lal.

Departments set up special counters to provide online services

During the programme, various departments set up special counters during the program to provide online services. Rectification in old-age pensions, ration cards, and PPP cards were corrected on the spot. The Chief Minister distributed the Old Age Pension certificates to seven individuals during the program.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister also honored Commando Surender Chaudhary, who saved the lives of hundreds of people during the terrorist attacks in Mumbai's Taj Hotel on November 26, 2011. Farmers, athletes, and meritorious students were also honored.

The Chief Minister also directed the officers to prepare estimates for the construction of the building for the government girls' school in Billoch village.

Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Director General, Information, Public Relations, Languages and Culture Department, Dr. Amit Agrawal, Media Adviser to the Chief Minister, Sh. Rajeev Jaitly, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad, Sh. Vikram Singh and others also remained present on this occasion.


Chief Minister pays tribute to Jagadish Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

Chandigarh November 30 - Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal today participated in the commemoration of the 165th birth anniversary of renowned Indian scientist Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose at J.C.Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad.

In a Program organized by the University, the Chief Minister offered floral tributes to Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose at the University premises.

Sh. Manohar Lal emphasized Bose's visionary contributions, stating that his life serves as a role model for young researchers who should draw inspiration from the great Indian scientist.

Notably, the University was named after Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose in 2018, recognizing his significant contributions to science, as announced by Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar in a program organized by the University in 2017.

During the event, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Tomar briefed the Chief Minister on academic and developmental initiatives by the University.

Haryana Higher Education Minister, Sh. Mool Chand Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of JC Bose University Prof. Sushil Kumar Tomar, MLAs, Sh. Narender, Gupta, Smt. Seema Trikha and senior officials from the University and the District Administration remained present on this occasion.


Officials should curb illegal sale of liquor - Deputy Chief Minister

15 percent increase in SGST recovery

Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala addressed the state level meeting of Excise and Taxation Department

Chandigarh, November 30 – Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Sh Dushyant Chautala said that there should be no illegal sale of any kind of liquor in the state. Apart from this, he stressed that existing liquor establishments must adhere to regulations and operate in designated areas.

The Deputy Chief Minister was presiding over the state level meeting of the Excise and Taxation Department in Gurugram today.

Addressing the meeting, he said that District Excise Officers should prohibit the display of advertisements for private liquor companies outside liquor shops. The production and sale of distilleries across states must be with the the excise authorities to boost government revenue. DETC should maximize their field visits, and check the liquor quota and its rates available with each contractor, he added.

Addressing the meeting with taxation officers following the Excise Department, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala highlighted a notable 15 percent surge in Haryana's SGST collection compared to the previous year. Encouraging proactive efforts, he urged all taxation officers to strive for Haryana's inclusion among the top five states in SGST recovery nationwide. The Deputy Chief Minister also emphasized the need for regular analysis of companies' tax payments to ensure financial transparency and efficiency.

Sh Dushyant Chautala highlighted the establishment of production units in compliance with NGT regulations, contributing to the rise in SGST collection in the state. Progress reports from excise and taxation officers across all districts were presented during the meeting.

During the meeting, Deputy Chief Minister received a warm welcome from Principal Secretary of the Excise and Taxation Department, Devendra Singh Kalyan, and State Excise and Taxation Commissioner Ashok Kumar Meena.