GUWAHATI, March 2 - Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC), an attached office of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, has been executing an outreach communication programme titled �New India Chaupal� to educate the people about various schemes and programmes of the government for the welfare of the citizens, a statement said.
According to the statement, the programme has been done in collaboration with Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL), a public sector undertaking. Initiated in different parts of the country, the programme started on February 17 and will continue till March 10.
Different programmes are being planned in different districts of Assam and a week-long activity conducted in and around Guwahati concluded on February 25. Similar programmes will continue in other districts of Assam till March 10.
The highlight of the programme is to make people aware about 15 schemes and to sensitise young people on the same, competitions like drawing have been organised. Awareness on schemes like Atal Pension Yojna , Mudra Yojna and Ujjala Yojna are among the 15 schemes, the statement added.