Kohima, 15 January (MTNews): Due to popular demand, the duration of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) Urban campaign in Nagaland has been extended until 24 January 2024, covering 25 additional Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in the state, as reported by PIB Nagaland.
In the previous phases, the VBSY Urban campaign had already covered 16 ULBs. The extended campaign commenced on the 13th of this month and has already included Cheiphobozou Town Council under the Kohima district and Meluri Town Council under the Phek district.
Today’s event took place in Nuiland district, with one session conducted at the Clock Tower under Nuiland Town Council. DC Nuiland Sara S Jamir and EAC Vitoka Yepthomi attended as special guests, while ADC and Administrator, Nuiland TC S Athsangla, delivered the welcome address.
On-the-spot services for Ayushman Bharat/Health camp, Ujjwala 2.0, PM SVANidhi, and PMJJBY/MPSBY/APY were provided to the public during the event. Other highlights included the screening of a recorded message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi & PM SVANidhi by the LED-mounted VBSY van, administration of the Sankalp pledge, and the sharing of success stories by beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat.
In the second event held at the DC Office Junction in Longleng district, DC Longleng Dharam Raj and MTS, Longleng Town Council Isaac P Pongshi Keikung served as special guests and chairpersons, respectively. SDO (Civil) and District Nodal Officer VBSY Meyazungba Jamir welcomed the invitees and participants.
Similar schedules of programs were also organized in the event, with beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat and PM SVANidhi from the self-help group DAY-NULM sharing their testimonies, as per the PIB report.
After a one-day break, the next events will be conducted at Dimapur East Town Council, Tening Town Council in Peren district, and Changtongya Town Council in Mokokchung district on Wednesday.