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Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra and Its Impact



  Jan 09, 2024

Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra and Its Impact



1. What is the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY)?

The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is a government initiative aimed at ensuring government schemes reach all deserving people across India.

2. What was the key message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding VBSY?

Prime Minister Modi emphasized that VBSY’s main goal is to bring meaningful change by ensuring government benefits reach the poor, farmers, women, and youth.

3. How many people have been connected through VBSY?

The Yatra has connected with about 11 crore people, completing 50 days of its journey.

4. What is “Modi ki Guarantee”?

“Modi ki Guarantee” refers to the assurance of the government’s commitment to deliver its schemes to the citizens, creating a buzzword for this initiative.

5. How has the VBSY impacted the Ujjwala scheme?

Since the start of VBSY, nearly 12 lakh new applications for Ujjwala connections have been received.

6. What other schemes have seen increased applications due to VBSY?

There have been lakhs of applications for the Suraksha Bima Yojana, Jeevan Jyoti Yojana, and PM SVANidhi.

7. What health initiatives are part of VBSY?

Health check-ups for over two crore people, including TB and sickle cell check-ups, have been carried out under VBSY.

8. How is VBSY contributing to women’s empowerment?

Schemes like the Mudra Yojna and the role of Bank Mitras, Pashu Sakhis, and ASHA workers are part of VBSY’s focus on women’s empowerment. Additionally, 10 crore women have joined self-help groups, receiving over Rs.7.5 lakh crore in support.

9. What is the “NaMo Drone Didi Scheme”?

Under this scheme, about one lakh drones have been demonstrated during VBSY, aiming to increase the number of beneficiaries to two crore.

10. How has the government’s agricultural policy changed under this initiative?

The focus has shifted from just production and sale to addressing various daily issues faced by farmers, with numerous initiatives taken to ease their difficulties.

The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra represents a significant effort to ensure the effective reach of government schemes to all sections of society, highlighting the government’s commitment to inclusive development.

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