Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today asked the officers to work in a coordinated manner to ensure fast-tracking of reforms and improvement of public services delivery in the Power Development Department.
The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss the measures to be put in place for making frame work for greater synergy between district administration and PDD for ensuring fast tracking reforms and improved public delivery services in the State.
Minister of State for Power, Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Andrabi was also present.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Technical PDD, Development Commissioner Power, Chief Engineers, Additional District Commissioners, senior officers of police, SEs and other senior officers.
While asking the officers of administration and police to extend every possible support to the officers and field staff of the PDD, the Deputy Chief Minister said the same is necessary for ensuring that the initiatives undertaken by the department are implemented fully especially the new schemes meant to augment the electric infra.
“The district administrations should extend every possible support both logistically as well as through human resource to the concerned PDD divisions so that work on various developmental project gets expedited and the projects are completed within the stipulated timelines”, Deputy Chief Minister maintained.
Dr Singh while directing the officers to synergize their efforts asked them to hold regular meetings so that the requisite results are achieved within the stipulated timeframe and also get necessary feedback about the status of work and implementation of various initiatives on the ground.
The Deputy Chief Minister further directed the officers to register and address problems faced by consumers in a time bound manner. He further directed the service conditions of the field staff of the department should also be improved so that they could serve the people in a more professional manner.
Dr Singh also directed to dedicate staff in every district, who would provide their mobile numbers through whom the consumers could register their complaints and get them redressed immediately.
The Minister of State for Power while speaking on the occasion also asked the officers to keep themselves abreast of the problems and needs of the people besides also ensuring the timely completion n of various initiatives of government in a coordinated manner with District Administration.