Vibrant Village programme – UPSC Prelims

Vibrant Village programme:
  • The Vibrant Village programme was announced in the Union Budget 2022-23.
  • The concept of the Vibrant villages programme (VVP) is to improve the living conditions for the people living close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) i.e. the borderline between China and India in the western sector of the borderland between India’s Ladakh and China.
  • Significance:
    • The VVP initiative intends to develop a strategy for improving the infrastructure of the communities at LAC and establishing road connections.
    • As part of the programme, residential and tourism centres will be created. It will also make it easier to create decentralized renewable energy sources and improve road connections.
    • Aside from that, direct access to Doordarshan and educational channels would be available