Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a week-long programme called Sankalp Saptaah in New Delhi on September 30, 2023. The event took place at Bharat Mandapam in the National Capital and saw the participation of approximately three thousand panchayat and block-level people’s representatives and functionaries from across the country.
- Sankalp Saptaah is linked to the effective implementation of the Aspirational Blocks Programme, which aims to improve governance at the block level and enhance the quality of life for citizens.
- Additionally, about two lakh people, including block and panchayat level functionaries and farmers, joined the programme virtually.
- Sankalp Saptaah will be observed in all 500 Aspirational Blocks across 329 districts in the country from the 3rd to the 9th of the following month.
- Each day during the week is dedicated to a specific development theme, including Sampoorna Swasthya, Suposhit Pariwaar, Swachhta, Krishi, Shiksha, and Samridhi Diwas.
- The last day of the week, known as Sankalp Saptaah – Samavesh Samaroh, will be a celebration of the work conducted during the entire week.
Q.: What is the name of the week-long programme launched by PM Modi on September 30, 2023 to Enhancing governance at the block level?
a) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
b) Sankalp Saptaah
c) Aspirational Blocks Initiative
d) Bharat Mandapam Programme
Answer: b) Sankalp Saptaah