State Government would construct transit accommodations at block, tehsil and sub divisional level in all the districts in a phased manner: CM 6-05-2015
Chandigarh May 6 – In yet another major employee friendly initiative, Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal today announced that State Government would construct transit accommodations at block, tehsil and sub divisional level in all the districts in a phased manner to meet the housing requirements of employees near their work place. The Chief Minister was reviewing the progress of various e-services and other schemes through video-conferencing with Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Additional Deputy Commissioners here today. He said that triple-storey houses or flats would be constructed on the available land near rest houses. A common mess facility would also be provided for officials living alone. In the first phase, transit accommodations would be built at remote areas so that employee did not have to travel too far to reach their offices. By staying near their work place, the employees would be able to add to their work efficiency and this way provide better facilities to the people in the state, he added. The Chief Minister also directed the Deputy Commissioners to make necessary arrangements for opening of atleast 10 Vyayamshalas in each assembly constituency. He asked them to identify suitable land in their respective areas. Sports stadia could also be utilized for this purpose. “We have to start Vyayamshalas in 1000 villages so that those residing in rural areas also imbibe the habit of daily exercise like in urban areas”, he added. While reviewing the progress of Gram Sachivalayas being set up to ensure better functioning, coordination, transparency, and accountability in the working of Gram Panchayats and other agencies engaged in the process of rural development, the Chief Minister said that there were about 6500 villages which have been clubbed in 2294 clusters. In the first phase, one-third Gram Sachivalayas would be set up in current year. We will also try to open Common Service Centres in the premises of Gram Sachivalayas. He also directed to ensure maximum participation of people in meetings of Gram Sabha. It was informed in the meeting that about 150-200 Gram Sachivalayas would be set up in all districts by the end of May 2015. He also complemented the officers for successful completion of special Girdawari and efficiently handling of the procurement of wheat in ongoing Rabi season in the state. The government functioning is being praised everywhere. He hoped that all the officers would ensure successful completion of compensation disbursement process byMay 15, 2015 in their respective areas. While underlining the importance of Adarsh Gram Yojana in development of villages, the Chief Minister said that 15 villages would be made model under Sansaad Adarsh Gram Yojna and 90 under Legislature Aadarh Gram Yojana. The State government is also implementing self inspired Adarh Gram Yojana so as to ensure development of each village in the state. He directed the Deputy Commissioners to prepare list of wealthy people living in different parts of the country or abroad and coordinate with them so that they could adopt atleast one village in the district. He also issued directives to complete the work on drainage system before onset of rainy season in the month of July to prevent flooding or any untoward situation. The Deputy Commissioners would also make advance arrangements for distribution of Urea and DAP fertilizers so that farmers should not be misled. He also directed them to gear up themselves for ensuing Panchayat elections in the state. In addition, the Chief Minister directed them to remain present in their offices from 11 a.m. to 12 noon daily to listen to the grievances of people. Satisfaction in the redressal of grievances of the complainants should be our priority, he added. He also reviewed the bio-metric attendance system and progress of other e-initiatives started by the government in all the districts. Those present in the meeting included Chief Secretary Mr. D.S.Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal, Special Principal Secretary Mr. R.K. Khullar, Director General, Information, Public Relations and Cultural Affairs Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi and other senior officers of the government.