‘Sankalp Saptaah’ Visions To Make India A Developed Nation By 2047
The ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ is building upon the success of the Aspirational Districts Programme that transformed 112 districts. He expressed his intention to return next year to assess its progress.
PM Modi highlighted how the Aspirational Districts Programme positively impacted over 25 crore people in 112 districts, turning them into “inspirational districts.”
PM Modi stated that in the coming year, at least 100 out of 500 aspirational blocks will become inspirational blocks.
He urged various ministries’ officials to select these blocks and elevate them above national averages across various parameters.
PM Modi expressed confidence in evaluating the programme’s success in 2024 and pledged to reconvene with officials and representatives from around the country next year.
Around two lakh individuals, including local government officials, farmers, and locals, participated virtually in the event, emphasizing grassroots-level issues.
PM Modi emphasized the need for optimal resource utilization, convergence, and public participation for grassroots development. He stressed that governance should focus on efficient resource use and equal distribution.
During the event, PM Modi interacted with representatives from three aspirational districts: Baheri (Uttar Pradesh), Mankote (Jammu and Kashmir), and Resubelpara (Meghalaya).
The Aspirational Blocks Programme aims to improve governance and public service delivery at the block level across 500 blocks in 329 districts nationwide. Each day of ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ from October 3 to October 9 focuses on specific development themes for all aspirational blocks.
The themes include ‘Sampoorna Swasthya,’ ‘Suposhit Pariwaar,’ ‘Swachhta,’ ‘Krishi,’ ‘Shiksha,’ ‘Samridhi Diwas,’ and a concluding celebration on October 9.
‘Sankalp Saptaah’ is all about making our villages and towns better places to live. You may consider this like a whole week dedicated to making things better for small towns and villages.
The ‘Aspirational Blocks Programme’ is a big plan to improve how things work in 500 areas across India, including ours. It means better schools, hospitals, clean streets, and more. So, your life and your family’s life can get much better.
Now, what PM Modi said is very important. He said that when the government and people work together, amazing things happen. He wants our villages and towns to become just as great as big cities. He also wants everyone to have a say in how things are done.
So, in simple words, ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ and the ‘Aspirational Blocks Programme’ mean a brighter future for us, your family, and our entire country. It’s about making our lives better, and PM Modi believes we can do it together.