Sampoornata Abhiyan

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Overview:

Recently, NITI Aayog launched the ‘Sampoornata Abhiyan’ witnessing significant participation from citizens across the country.

About Sampoornata Abhiyan: 

  • It is a 3-month campaign to undertake a sustained effort to achieve saturation of 6 key indicators in Aspirational Districts and 6 key indicators in Aspirational Blocks across the country.
  • It seeks to achieve saturation in each of the 6 identified indicators in the 112 Aspirational Districts and 500 Aspirational Blocks under the Aspirational Districts Programme and Aspirational Blocks Programme.
  • Key indicators of Aspirational Blocks include:
    • Percentage of pregnant women registered for Antenatal Care (ANC) within the first trimester;
    • Percentage of persons screened for Diabetes against the targeted population in the Block;
    • Percentage of persons screened for Hypertension against the targeted population in the Block;
    • Percentage of pregnant women taking Supplementary Nutrition under the ICDS Programme regularly;
    • Percentage of Soil Health Cards generated against the soil sample collection target; and
    • Percentage of SHGs that have received a Revolving Fund against the total SHGs in the block
  • Key indicators of Aspirational Districts includes
    • Percentage of pregnant women registered for Antenatal Care (ANC) within the first trimester;
    • Percentage of pregnant women taking Supplementary Nutrition under the ICDS Programme regularly;
    • Percentage of children fully immunized (9-11 months) (BCG+DPT3+OPV3+Measles 1)
    • Number of Soil Health Cards distributed;
    • Percentage of schools with functional electricity at the secondary level; and
    • Percentage of schools providing textbooks to children within 1 month of the start of the academic session

NITI Aayog, in collaboration with the relevant Central Ministries and Departments, as well as the Governments of States and Union Territories, will work together to ensure the effective and rapid development of these Districts and Blocks.


Q1: What is a Soil Health Card?

It is used to assess the current status of soil health and, when used over time, to determine changes in soil health that are affected by land management. A Soil Health Card displays soil health indicators and associated descriptive terms.

Source: Sampoornata Abhiyan’ launched by NITI Aayog