Back to Village Phase 3 begins today

The third phase of the flagship ‘Back to Village’ programme -10 days festival of development is all set to begin from October 2 in J&K. The development oriented action packed programme will witness senior government officials taking review of development scenarios at grass-root level and addressing the grievances of the public.

“The unique initiative of its kind in 4,290 panchayats is expected to again witness tremendous response from the public like the earlier phases. The third phase of

the B2V programme is a festival of development and democracy among the masses and to ensure redressal of grievances, the Government of J&K has earmarked Rs 450 crore for undertaking developmental works,” a Raj Bhavan spokesman said.

“To improve the efficiency of the ambitions programme in Phase 3 of Back to Village, it has been made mandatory to carry out at least two developmental works in every Panchayat,” he said. The B2V3 was preceded by a 21-day Jan Abhiyan to ensure that the voices of the people are heard and their grievances addressed on the spot.