Nagpur: Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Avinash Pande on Monday (December 1) adopted the rapidly developing Bazargaon village situated on National Highway No. 6 in Nagpur District. Avinash Pande adopted Bazargaon under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna. The scheme launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the birth anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan on October 11, 2014.
Speaking on the occasion, the Rajya Sabha Member a development plan would be drawn within a year and Bazargaon would be made a problem-free and an ideal place. In view of making Bazargaon a developed place, Avinash Pande discussed the issue with District Planning Officer Krushna Firke and then called a Gram Sabha of all officials at Bazargaon Gram Panchayat. Pande assured to implement all the schemes for students’ education, employment to educated youths, passenger hall, pedestrian roads, resolving farmers’ problems, proper health centre, creating a market for processed goods, National Food Scheme and other schemes for all-round development of Bazargaon.
Others who were present on the occasion include Bazargaon Sarpanch Maya Shelar, Chef Executive Officer Shivaji Jondhale, Sub-Divisional Officer Sachin Dhole, A C Bhadikar, Shantaram Motghare, Nana Gawande and villagers in large number.
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana was initiated to bring the Members of Parliament of all the political parties under the same umbrella while taking the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in villages and turn them into model villages. Under this scheme, each Member of Parliament needs to choose one village each from the constituency that they represent, fix parameters and make it a model village by 2016. The adopted villages will be offered smart schools, universal access to basic health facilities and housing to homeless villagers.