HODs asked to remain present in Srinagar from Aug 24 to Sep 25
Srinagar, Aug 20: The government has directed all the Heads of the Departments (HODs) to remain present in Srinagar as Lt Governor Manoj Sinha will hold the review meetings of all the departments from August 24 to September 25.
The General Administration Department (GAD) has ordered all the HODs to remain present in the summer capital till the review meetings are held.
The Commissioner Secretary, GAD, Manoj Dwivedi in an order said: “In view of the forthcoming review of the Lt Governor of issues relating to all the administrative departments and in partial modification of Government order number 651- JK (GAD) of 2020 of June 19, 2020, all the administrative secretaries shall remain present in Srinagar from August 24, 2020 (Monday) till September 25th, 2020 (Friday).”
Sources told news agency Kashmir Indpeth News Service (KINS) that the officials are busy in preparing representation to be presented during the review meetings. “The LG wants to take firsthand information of all the departments,” they added.
Sources said that LG Manoj Sinha has sought progress reports on various ongoing developmental works going in Srinagar and other districts of J&K.
It is to mention here that the LG has already directed the officers to pull-up socks to ensure that people’s issues are addressed and development works are completed on fast track basis.
He has also told the officials to ensure speedy development and effective implementation of welfare measures.
LG Sinha after assuming the charge, chaired a series of review meetings and directed the heads of every department to ensure that all vital projects should be taken up and completed on fast track basis.
“The LG also directed heads of construction agencies and all the concerned officials to ensure timely completion of all the ongoing projects. He stressed on taking up new projects in a time bound manner,” sources said, adding that LG Sinha warned the officials that “there should be no complacency while performing their duties.”
He had directed administrative secretaries and advisors to remain present for the public grievance redressal system. “People should not suffer at any cost. All officers must remain present to listen to the people’s woes and address them as well,” the LG, according to the sources, had told the officers.