‘New year, new resolution’: Minister Anurag Thakur launches Govt calendar

NEW DELHI | Updated: 29 December, 2022 10:34 am IST

Union minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday released the Central government’s official calendar for the year 2023, with the BJP leader saying that the calendar is a reflection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s belief of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’.

“Calendar is an impressive collection of 12 images depicting a dynamically growing India. 12 themes on the calendar for 12 months are a glimpse into the strenuous efforts made by government towards public welfare,” Thakur told a gathering in New Delhi.

The Calendar 2023 depicts the resolve of the government of India for bringing in all round development as per the vision, initiative and leadership of PM Modi. Each month highlights select governance principles and policies that have played a crucial role in nurturing a strong India, he highlighted.

“Calendar is being printed in a physical form after a gap of two years when the calendar had only been brought out in a digital form. It is one of the best creations of the government, available in both digital and physical form this year, would be dissemination medium for information about government’s interventions and welfare measures. The delivery of information is aimed to be taken to grassroots level by distributing calendar to all Panchayats,” said Thakur, who holds the portfolio of Informing and Broadcasting.

Throwing light on its theme “Naya Varsh, Naye Sankalp”, the minister said that the calendar showcase the government’s commitment for the welfare of the common masses in the future

It will be made available in 13 languages including Hindi and English, and will be distributed across all government offices, Panchayati Raj institutions, health centers, Navodaya and Kendriya Vidyalayas, offices of BDOs and DMs in districts and will be available for purchase by Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and autonomous institutions.

The Union minister also said that a total of 11 lakh copies will be printed and 2.5 lakh copies will be distributed in regional languages to the Panchayats.

Manish Desai, director general, Central Bureau of Communication, said, “The mass mailing unit of CBC has joined hands with India Post to distribute the calendar to over 2.5 lakh Panchayats of India in regional languages.”

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