Srinagar, Jun 20: Governor N.N. Vohra held a meeting with all the Administrative Secretaries and the senior most Police and Forest Service officers at the Civil Secretariat here today. This was the Governor’s first visit to the Civil Secretariat after the imposition of Governor’s Rule in the State earlier today.
Governor directed Administrative Secretaries and DGP to ensure that all Government functionaries attended office punctually and their presence is daily monitored through the Bio-metric attendance system; Administrative Secretaries shall personally review and ensure prompt and efficient delivery of various public services to the people of the State; complaints regarding delays, irregularities and corruption must be dealt with most sternly and those responsible should be proceeded against without any fear or favour.
Governor asked the Administrative Secretaries to send him reports regarding the to date progress of Prime Minister’s Development Programmes – 2015; causes of delay in the enactment of State legislation on the analogy of the Central Disability Act 2016; reasons of failure to implement the required measures for the conservation and cleanliness of the Dal Lake; implementation status of all flagship Central Schemes; status of construction of bunkers in villages located along the IB and LoC; timely payment of relief to the victims of border firing at IB/LOC; status of preparations for holding Panchayat and Municipal Elections; position regarding stocking and supply of food and other essential commodities by Food and Civil Supplies Department; to-date status regarding the writing of Annual Performance Reports and filing of Annual Property Returns by State Government officers; implementation status of LED Bulbs distribution all over the State for securing economy in the use of electricity; to-date position regarding compassionate appointment cases under SRO-43; implementation status of the Non-Functional (Monetary) Scheme (NFS) for KAS Officers; action taken with regard to the payment of salaries and issues faced by the SSA teachers; and other issues.
Governor asked Chief Secretary to have prepared by 21st June, 2018 department wise lists of all pending cases and forward the same to him with his remarks regarding the reasons for delay. He asked Chief Secretary to ensure that every important matter was timely disposed of and all cases which required higher level approvals should be sent to the Governor.
Governor expressed concern and directed Administrative Secretaries to ensure the timely utilisation of all available resources, particularly the funds available under the State Plan and the various Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
Earlier, on arrival at the Civil Secretariat, the Governor was received by B.B. Vyas, Chief Secretary, Dr. S.P Vaid, DGP and Shri R.K. Goyal, Principal Secretary, Home. Governor was accompanied by Shri Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor. (GNS)