Recently Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, in a proactive effort to ensure the success of the upcoming Back to Village-5 program, chaired a comprehensive review meeting at Circuit House Pulwama.
The program is scheduled to take place from November 9th to November 12th, 2023 in the district with training and orientation sessions held on November 7th and 8th. During the Back to Village-5 program, all the Visiting Officers shall visit the Panchayats allotted to them in two phases and shall cover all 190 Panchayats across the district.
He discussed various aspects of the program, providing an overview of the responsibilities of the Visiting (Prabhari) Officers assigned to different Panchayats. These officers will play a crucial role in conducting activities within their designated Panchayats.
He emphasized the importance of involving all line departments in the proceedings of Special Gram Sabhas to be presided over by the Visiting Officers.
He delved into the various deliverables expected from different departments as part of the Back to Village-5 program. The focus was placed on the saturation of self-employment schemes in addition to set deliverables for Prabhari Officers (VOs) emphasising the program’s role in empowering individuals with the means to create sustainable livelihoods and saturation of beneficiaries oriented Schemes.
He directed the establishment of bank counters and Common Service Centre (CSC) counters at every Panchayat. This strategic move aims to enhance financial accessibility and digital services for rural communities, fostering economic growth and development.