CM Mr. Chouhan for problem-free districts

Collectors’ performance in Gramoday Abhiyan to be mentioned in ACRs

Reviews Gramoday Abhiyan through video conferencing

lead18.5.16Bhopal, May 18, 2016 (Muslim Saleem):  The Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the commissioners and collectors to intensify their efforts for making districts problem free. He asked them to implement strategies more intensively during the remaining days of Gramoday Abhiyan (Drive for Transforming India through Rural Transformation). The performance of collectors in the abhiyan would be mentioned in their annual confidential reports, he added. Addressing the collectors through video conferencing at Mantrayalaya here today, Mr. Chouhan reviewed the Gramoday Abhiyan. Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development Mr. Gopal Bhargava, Minister for Revenue Mr. Rampal Singh, Minster for Food and Civil Supplies Mr. Vijay Shah, Chief Secretary Mr. Anthony De Sa and principal secretaries of concerning departments were present. The Chief Minster instructed the collectors to properly report the progress under the rural transformation drive saying that this would be launched every year. A comprehensive booklet would be prepared to record the good works and action plans of every district.

This would help plan out development works.  The Chief Minister apprised himself of the progress about various programmes and schemes specially in pension disbursement, drinking water arrangement, disposal of revenue cases. He informed that next video conferencing would be held on May 31 in which all collectors would be asked to present achievements of their respective districts and also possible solutions to overcome shortcomings.

People’s representatives and ministers in charge of respective districts would attend the video conference. Mr. Chouhan also informed that the special Gram Sabha meetings would be held across the state on June 01, 2016.  he Chief Minister said that this year massive plantation of 10 crore saplings would be taken up. He asked the concerning officers to make required preparations. He informed that plantation would be taken up along the banks of Narmada. He instructed the officials to earmark government and private lands for this. He also asked the concerning authorities to encourage farmers to plant fruit bearing trees and take pulses on maximum area.