Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani today launched Seva Setu program from Bhujodi village in Kutch district.
On October 19 this year, as a major relief to the common-folk living in rural areas of Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had decided to implement two significant new initiatives ‘Seva Setu’ and ‘Pragati Setu’ for resolution of various issues at village level sparing them from the compulsion of visiting taluka or district headquarters. The decision has been taken in the view of the four pillars of transparency, sensibility, decisiveness and progressiveness set by the state government.
As a part of ‘Seva Setu’ minimum 2 camps will be organized by the Prant Officer of the taluka on monthly basis for people of surrounding 8-10 villages. Through a committee of 13 officers, on the spot services such as income certificate, caste certificate, Aadhar card, ration card, creamy-layer certificate, widow assistance, land survey, to make new entry, Mukhyamantri Amrutam card and MA Vatsalya card etc to the people will be provided. Similarly, through ‘Pragati Setu’ camps under chairmanship of District Collector at taluka level in presence of different officials of various departments; will be organized to find an on the spot resolution regarding collective complaints/issues of the people of the area.
CM Shri Rupani today launched Seva Setu programme from Bhujodi which would be implemented across the state in phased manner. ‘Pragati Setu’ will be implemented later.
Speaking at the function, CM Shri Rupani said the Seva Setu program is to solve people-oriented problems and to make the administration more sensitive and fast delivery of various government schemes and programs in presence of taluka level officers of departments concerned. Its launch today was possible because a system has already been created at the state, district, taluka and village levels to solve the people’s problems.
He said the government is committed to free the state from corruption. He has also initiated over 100 welfare programs and created jobs for 67,000 youths in the state during his government’s 90 days in office.
Talking about problems faced by Kutch, he said the district has overcome the challenges that emerged after the earthquake in 2001. His government is also committed to provide the Narmada river water to the region.
On the occasion of the launch of Seva Setu problems related to the 10 nearby villages were also solved on-the- spot in presence of the complainants assembled there. Mr. Rupani handed over documents related to Ma Amritam Yojna, Aadhar Card, Income Certificates, Ration Cards and Widow Assistance.
District In-Charge Minister Shri Rajendrabhai Trivedi, Parliamentary Secretary shri Vasanbhai Ahir, MLA Shri Tarachand Chheda, Smt Nimaben Acharya, Shri Pankajbhai Mehta, Shri Keshubhai Patel, Smt Kaushalyaben Madhapara, Bhujodi village sarpanch Smt Lakhuben, Collector M. A. Gandhi and Bhuj Prant Officer D. C. Joshi and people in large number were present on the occasion.