Chairs district level review meeting of the GoGS
JALANDHAR: Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today called asked the various departments to ensure time bound and effective action on the complaints filed by the Guardians of Governance (GoGs).
Chairing a district level meeting of the GoG here today at the District Administrative Complex , the Deputy Commissioner, accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh, said that GoGs were the real eyes and ears of the state government as they were providing valuable information for streamlining the working of the district administration and state government. He said that the valuable information provided by the GoGs was helping a lot in making the administration responsive and accountable. Sharma said that as soon as any issue was flagged by the GoGs the administrative departments must ensure time bound action on these complaints so that people could be facilitated.
The Deputy Commissioner asked the departments of Governance Reforms (Sewa -Kendras), agriculture, social justice, NRI affairs, PWD, Social Security, water supply Revenue, Rural
development and Panchayat to dispose off the issues pertaining to their department at the earliest. He asked these departments to submit Action Taken Report by the issues flagged by the GoGs at the realist. Sharma categorically said that any sort of callousness in this work was unwarranted and undesirable.
The Deputy Commissioner asked the Sub Divisional Magistrates to personally monitor the complaints filed by the GoGs and redress them at the earliest. He said that this would help in facilitating the people by ensuring effective implementation of the policies and programs of the state government. Sharma said that he would personally monitor the feedback mechanism of the GoGs to ensure its better implementation.
Earlier, the District Head of the GoGs Major General (Retd.) Balwinder Singh apprised the Deputy Commissioner about the functioning of the GoG in the district.
On the occasion Sub Divisional Magistrates Amit Kumar, Dr Sanjiv Sharma and Dr Jai Inder Singh, Deputy District Education Officer Ms Gurpreet Kaur, District Welfare Officer Rajinder Singh, Chief Agriculture Officer Dr Naazar Singh, Deputy Registrar Societies Sukha Singh and others.
The GoG Tehsil heads including Colonel (Retd) Balbir Singh, Colonel (Retd) Bachan Singh, Colonel (Retd) Vijay Kumar and others highlighted the issues related to various departments.
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