Lt Guv reviews preparedness for upcoming “My Town My Pride”
SRINAGAR, OCT 16: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha FRiday reviewed the preparedness for the upcoming “My Town My Pride” initiative for the Municipal areas, here at Raj Bhavan.
The two-day long programme will be held in Urban Local Bodies on 19th – 20th October, during which camps for public service delivery would be set up.
The Lt Governor called for all-out efforts for achieving the goal of the two day-long programme to empower the Urban Local Bodies by reaching out to urban population living in towns, with governance at their doorsteps and ensure on spot redressal of their issues and grievances.
Use this initiative to strengthen Urban Local Self-Governance and own the programme to serve the people with responsive, accountable and participatory governance, Lt Governor said to Officers.
Giving thrust to the developmental activities, Rs 50 lakh, Rs 1 crore and Rs 5 crore will be released to each Municipal Committee, Municipal Council, and Municipal Corporation, respectively. Funds should be used judiciously for visible impact on the ground, he added.
The Lt Governor laid special emphasis on the time-bound delivery and issuance of important documents, certificates; revenue services, besides ensuring maximum saturation of Social Security and beneficiary oriented schemes, and ensuring mobilization of funds towards meaningful developmental activities as per the needs of the local population.
He directed the visiting officers to assess the ground situation of the allotted ULB vis-à-vis perception of the local public, data provided by different departments, inputs shared by the ULB / prominent citizens and share their own observations.
The Lt Governor directed the officers to identify the gaps in the functioning of the administration and put sustained and synchronized efforts to remove bottlenecks. He asked the DCs and senior officers to encourage the Field Functionaries for this ‘Urban Jan Abhiyaan’ and directed the Divisional Commissioners to monitor the overall conduct of the programme.
“I have been pushing for on spot Grievance Redressal, Instant delivery of services to the masses, and on the ground speedy execution of people-centric projects”, said the Lt Governor