Since Monday March 28, a blue car has been crisscrossing the Drôme roads. It is a France Companies bus, a nationwide system taken over by the Val de Drôme neighborhood of municipalities. It has invested in a motorhome inside which two directors come to assistance from residents removed from metropolis facilities and in issue to do their administrative procedures on-line.
Help with all administrative procedures
“The target is to place folks again inside thirty minutes of a counter”, explains Benjamin Tant, administrator with Christel Octave. They share this small house with an unfolded desk on the entrance and a small room on the again with a sliding door for extra privateness.
“We help folks for every type of procedures: retirement file, renewal of grey card, driving license, job heart file”, explains Christel Octave. Kind of lengthy accompaniments for residents who’re typically misplaced. “We’ve got individuals who endure from administrative phobia, we’re additionally right here to assist them”provides Benjamin Tant.
This Friday, April 1, the bus parked in Divajeu, a small village of 700 inhabitants. Unattainable to not see the blue car within the distance, regardless of the snow falling that day. Apart from, the snowflakes could also be curbing the will to exit, as a result of no inhabitant is approaching. “Nonetheless, we have been stunnedremembers Benjamin Tant. Shocked and delighted to see that at every place we go, individuals are there from the beginning and even earlier than our arrival”.
Increasingly more on-line procedures
Just a few hundred meters away, within the city corridor, Christian Gresse welcomes this bus with nice pleasure: “After the closure of many public companies, it is a good suggestion. We aren’t very removed from Crest however we aren’t there anyway. Divajeu is a really rural city. We’ve got aged people who find themselves not essentially obtainable. to go and take their steps in Crest”.
One week earlier than the primary spherical of the presidential election, it’s clear that the problems of public companies in rural areas and the digital divide are absent from the presidential marketing campaign. “It might not be the priority of our candidatesnotes Christian Gresse. Afterwards, I perceive that we can not put public companies in all of the villages. We’re solely 700 inhabitants right here”.
It’s partly to restrict journey to the counter that on-line procedures are multiplying. A step ahead that doesn’t please Anne-Laure, a resident: “This world is getting increasingly more advanced with IT. It is advanced and never even only for the aged. It takes 10,000 codes, you go loopy. I do not agree with this society, I will be clear”.
The France Companies bus is again on the highway this week with a cease at Poët-Célard this Monday morning and at Mornans within the afternoon.