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Collectors call for early redressal of grievances

Collectors call for early redressal of grievances
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District Collector DS Lokesh Kumar here on Monday ordered the officials of departments concerned to address the grievances of applicants on fast

Khammam: District Collector DS Lokesh Kumar here on Monday ordered the officials of departments concerned to address the grievances of applicants on fast track.

The Collector on Monday participated in the ‘Grievance Day’ organised here at Zilla Parishad Conference Hall and suggested the officials of departments concerned to sort out the grievances received from the applicants as early as possible here in Khammam.

Speaking on the occasion, the Collector advised the officials to go through the grievances carefully and take necessary steps for solving them immediately, along with sending the applications to officials concerned at division, mandal and village levels.

Stating that officials must take necessary steps to prevent receiving grievances several times seeking solution on one issue, he suggested organising special drive to address the pending issues, advised the Collector. The Collector further ordered the officials to reach the targets of various welfare schemes and developmental activities to put the district on top position.

District Joint Collector T Vinay Krishna Reddy, District Revenue Officer J Shiva Srinivasulu, Project Director of the District and Rural Development Officer V Muralidar Rao and officials of various departments were present on the Grievance Day.

In Kothagudem, Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu has said that 967 representations out of the total 1,588 received so far under the ‘Praja Vaani’ have been disposed of. He asked officials to resolve the earliest and upload them onto relevant portal.

During Monday’s ‘Praja Vaani’, the representations received by officials included restoration of ration cards in Burgampahad, construction of a protection wall to Yedullabayyaram Pedavagu, compensation to opencast mine displaced persons as per High Court orders and payment of compensation Rs 85,000 for the death of buffalo due to lightning.

In a separate meeting at Collectorate, Hanumanthu asked the officials concerned to accelerate work on individual sanitary toilets so as to free the district from open defecation by June 2018. The district figured at the 17th position at the state level.

So far, 12,616 toilets have been built and 10,417 are in various stages of construction, while permission has been accorded for construction of over 58,861 toilets. District Revenue Officer S Kiran Kumar, DRDA official Jagat Kumar Reddy and others took part in the meeting.

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