Fifth PIC launched in Tripura

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Agartala, June 02 (UNI) The fifth Public Information Campaign (PIC) organised by media units of Ministry Broadcasting was launched in remote village Shrirampur of North Tripura yesterday to disseminate information among the common people.

Launching the PIC Tripura Social Welfare Minister Ms Bijita Nath said by timely observing such programme the gap between rural and urban areas, in terms of economic status, would be minimised.

She asked women to be more conscious about government programmes and make themselves self-reliant by means of Right To Information Act. She asserted that people would impart knowledge to the backward community of the society.

She also said people of rural Tripura are equipped with knowledge regarding all sorts of central sponsored schemes implemented in the state and added that though the state government was yet to achieve cent per cent success in providing basic amenities in rural areas, it was taking all out efforts.

She criticized the central implementing agencies for not executing work in due time. She said, the central government had identified a dozen flagship programmes for the welfare of the people of rural India.

A total of 27 exhibitions of several development departments and SHGs had put up stalls to exhibit implementation of programmes and products.

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