June 23, 2024
  • Union Home Minister launched VVP in Kibithoo village in Anjaw district in Arunachal Pradesh.

About Vibrant Village Programme

  • VVP, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, provide funds for development of essential infrastructure and creation of livelihood opportunities.
  • VVP (approved for 2022-23 to 2025-26 ) will cover Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Ladakh.
  • It will cover 2,963 villages with 663 of them to be covered in the first phase.
  • Vibrant Village Action Plans will be created by the district adminstration with the help of Gram Panchayats.
  • There will not be overlap with Border Area Development Programme.
  • Objective
    • To identify and develop the economic drivers based on local, natural, human and other resources of the border villages on the northern border;
    • Development of growth centres on ‘hub and spoke model’
    • Leveraging the tourism potential through promotion of local, cultural, traditional knowledge and heritage;
    • Development of sustainable eco-agri businesses on the concept of ‘one village-one product’
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