Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Jan Kalyan Shivir Yojana
Rural Rajasthan is the major concern of Government of Rajasthan and to address issues of rural region Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje has taken an initiative with a scheme called “Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Jan Kalyan Shivir Yojana”.
Objective: The scheme has been formulated to address day to day issues of rural Rajasthan. These shivirs or camps are organized to resolve daily problems faced by the rural masses. These camps are organized at Panchayat level in every village.
This programme has been launched on 100th birth centenary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Ji on 4 October 2016 by Government of Rajasthan. The scheme was announced by Chief Minister in her Budget speech 2016-17.
Under these camps more than 17 departments will participate in the collaboration with the District Panchayat Committee. These departments are:
These camps will be organized in major districts including Alwar, Ajmer, Barmer, Baran, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Dausa, Dungarpur, Jhalawar, Jaipur, Jalore, Dhaulpur, Kota, Jaipur and Udaipur.
Over 9,800 camps have been organized so far under this scheme.
Why these camps (Shivir)?
What these camps (Shivirs) offer?
Various departments participate in the camps and offer services, information and benefits to the villagers. These benefits can be:
Apart from these services, there are few more benefits Jan Kalyan Shivir offers:
- Distributes free medicines and sanitary for women to encourage hygiene and good health amongst villagers.
- Legal paperwork concerning change in name, registration of students for admissions and scholarships
- Implementing Jan Jatiya Kshetriya Vikas Yojana and Bhamashah Pashu Yojana to encourage agricultural activities and also provide knowledge about the alternate source of living.
- Plantation to make villages clean and green
- Review of Online Monitoring System
- Review of progress report of Gramin Gaurav Path and Missing Link Road
The objective of the Government of Rajasthan is that every department and schemes should be easily accessible to the citizens of the state. The government is trying to reach out to every corner of the society to provide efficient, accessible and transparent governance.
This scheme is one of the examples of their conviction of good governance.