Thousands benefit from ‘Sarkar aapke dwaar’ prog

SIPPI, Sept 13: Thousands of people from Sippi, Chetam, Giba and Nilling areas benefited from the 4th ‘Sarkar aapke dwaar’ programme organised by the Upper Subansiri district administration at Sippi village on Thursday.
As many as 22 departments participated in the programme and provided government services to the people.
The health department and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) team conducted free health check-ups on 246 patients, and vaccinated 50 children.
While the labour welfare board distributed 10 LED TVs, 11 solar lamps, 11 gumboots, and 12 mosquito nets, the ICDS department received filled-up forms for the benefits of various schemes from the people.
The animal husbandry & veterinary department conducted an awareness camp on animal diseases, and vaccinated a large number of animals, while the APEDA distributed 548 subsidized bulbs and 23 fans under the Ujjwala scheme.
The district legal services authority provided legal awareness on child rights, domestic violence, motor accident claim tribunal, victim compensation, etc, and the police department issued character, antecedent, and lost certificates, and gave awareness on lodging an FIR, MV Act, POCSO Act, etc.
The election department gave a demonstration on the use of EVM and VVPAT, while the power and PHE departments issued forms for new connections and on-the-spot payment of bills.
Aadhaar enrollment and correction, issuance of ST, PRC, income and employment certificates, learner’s licence, renewal of ration cards and trading licence, etc, were also done during the programme.
Deputy Commissioner Danish Ashraf, who inaugurated the camp, distributed free LPG connections and cylinders to 10 beneficiaries under the PMUY at the counter of the food & civil supplies department.
Later, the DC inspected the secondary school in Sippi, and donated a library shelf along with books, sports equipments, water filter and dustbins for the school. He also handed over fans and LED bulbs under the Ujjwala scheme for the school.
The DC also visited the health sub-centre in Sippi, where he took stock of the medicines and checked the attendance and the patients’ registers. (DIPRO)