|Early Times Report|
Srinagar, Aug 3: As a part of the Government's endeavor to deliver good governance and come to the expectations of the people, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam has, on the directions of the Governor N N Vohra, convened a series of marathon meetings over the past few days with the Administrative Secretaries to expedite implementation of key developmental and welfare programmes in the State and identify the grey areas.
The Governor has sought, a comprehensive brief from the Chief Secretary regarding the first set of the issues that have been picked up during these elementary meetings with the appropriate recommendations on how to initiate proactive action to expedite their implementation.
The Government's focus, of late, has been on reinforcing administrative discipline to infuse a sense of all-round urgency in bureaucracy and ensure timely, appropriate and tangible action on issues of public importance and their developmental concerns.
During these Administrative brainstorming sessions convened by the Chief Secretary, some of the critical areas that have come to the fore, in the first instance, for immediate and focused attention include payment of pension to the old age people, widows and physically challenged persons; upgradation of road communication network under PMGSY; effective implementation of Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP), improvement of power infrastructure, issues of border residents and relief distribution to migrants.