People’s issues to top officials priority list
District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu urged the officials to give utmost importance to petitions received on the Grievance Day. The District Collector, along with all district level officers, participated the Grievance Day programme in the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) office here on Monday.
Bhadrachalam: District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu urged the officials to give utmost importance to petitions received on the Grievance Day. The District Collector, along with all district level officers, participated the Grievance Day programme in the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) office here on Monday.
As part of the Grievance Day, the District Collector received petitions from the people on various issues. He distributed the complaints he received on the day among various departments for clearance and redressal of the grievances.
On the occasion, the District Collector told the officers that it was a good opportunity to serve people and solve their myriad issues. He also explained the importance of such a programme to the participating officials. He suggested that the officials should clear all petitions received from the people and give priority to their issues and help solve them in a time-bound manner.
He asked the officials to take special interest in clearing every petition as early as possible. He said the Grievance Day programme was conducted in ITDA office as it was located in tribal areas. Large number of people belonging to various tribes attended the Grievance Day programme.
He also discussed with the officials ways and means for implementing government welfare schemes including Kalyana Lakshmi, TRICOR, double-bedroom houses for the poor and others. He also urged them to ensure that constructions works and rural development works which were going on in the Agency areas were done in a proper manner within the stipulated time.
He also held a review meeting with the Rural Water Works department officials on drinking waters facilities in Agency villages. He also suggested them to clear all pending works and take steps to provide sufficient water to the villages.
The District Collector also asked the officials to take all measures to make sure adequate supply of drinking water in the wake of oncoming summer. He exhorted the staff of all departments to encourage the villagers to construct individual toilets under Swachh Bharath programme and make the district open defecation-free.
The governments provided more funds for the Swachh Bharat scheme and therefore the money should be utilised properly for the successful implementation of the scheme, he added.
District Rural Development Agency Project Director P Jagath Kumar Reddy, District Tribal Development Officer Ch Ramamoorthy, APD officials Babu Rao, P Balram and other ITDA officials were present in the programme.