Thursday, 18 January 2018 | PNS | PAURI-
The special cleanliness drive would be launched both in the urban and gram panchayat areas in the district from January 17 to January 31 as a part of Republic Day celebration.
The drive was kicked off at Vikas Bhawan premises in Puari by the district magistrate Sushil Kumar on Wednesday. DM sounded angry over the premises being littered with garbage and food leftovers. He slapped a fine of Rs 2000 on every department whose offices are located in the Vikas Bhawan premises.
The cleanness drive which was launched by the Swajal department saw the DM sweeping clean some parts of the building with a broom. He collected the litter and deposited it in its designated place. Seeing the DM in the lead, officers and employees of different departments joined hands to clean the premises.
The nodal assistant project director Sunil Kumar said that the district Panchayati Raj officer would conduct the cleanliness drive in the tehsils while the officers and the employees would do the same in their respective departments.
The drive would be launched in all offices on Jan 18 while in the office premises of the commissioner the same would be done on Jan 19. Those who participated in the drive on Wednesday were the district development officer Ved Prakash, chief horticulture officer Narendra Kumar and in-charge Swajal manager Vijay Kumar Gairola.
DM ASKS AGENCIES TO SPEED UP WORK, MEET
District magistrate Pauri, Sushil Kumar sounded annoyed over the slow progress of the works being done by the Public Works Department and PMGSY given to complete as yearly targets and said that no excuse would be brooked as far as development is concerned.
He asked the superintending engineers of both the departments to speed things up. He chaired a joint meeting of PWD, PMGSY and Health in Pauri on Wednesday.
DM asked PMGSY to dispose of the pending cases involving the forest conservation in different divisions for transfer of land for pending road projects. He also sounded worried over the non-functional digital X-ray and other instruments in the hospitals in Pauri and Srinagar and directed the Chief medical officer to have them repaired immediately. He further said that Rs 20 lakh would be given from the district plan for the repairing of the dysfunctional instruments of the hospitals. DM along with the chief development officer Ravneet Chimma inspected the District Women Hospital in Pauri and saw the condition of the labour rooms.
Among those present during the review meeting were CDO Ravneet Chimma, CMO R S Rana, Dy CMO N K Tayagi, HCS Martoliya, executive engineer PMGSY Kotdwar R C Gupta and PWD executive engineer provincial division Aunpam Saxsena.
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