Replacing DDLGs, new officers requested to implement city slum rehab, different city development schemes on precedence, mitigate public hardships
CHANDIGARH: The newly created put up of Additional Deputy Commissioner (Urban Development) in all of the 23 districts will additional enhance effectivity in the functioning of the city native our bodies and strengthen coordination with the district administration to ensure holistic city development in the state, the Chief Secretary, Vini Mahajan, stated right here immediately.
Chairing a maiden introductory assembly with the Additional Deputy Commissioners (Urban Development) in the presence of the Deputy Commissioners right here, the Chief Secretary stated 23 posts of Additional Deputy Commissioner (Urban Development) have been created, one every in any respect district headquarters in place of the Regional Deputy Directors Local Government (DDLGs), which have been scrapped. The ADCs (UD) will even be the ex-officio further CEOs of the PWSSB.
Welcoming the newly appointed officers, Ms Mahajan directed the Deputy Commissioners to present ample workplace house and requisite workers, primarily consisting of MIS and IT consultants, SWM, wastewater specialists, and assistant programme officer (Housing) and (NULM), to all of the newly appointed ADCs in their respective districts.
The Chief Secretary requested all the brand new ADCs to carefully monitor the execution of the city slum rehabilitation tasks underneath Basera, PUEIP-I, II, and III, AMRUT, Swachh Bharat Mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), PMSAVnidhi, and different city development schemes to ensure their well timed completion, high quality management, and correct fund utilisation.
Detailing the varied powers delegated to the ADCs (UD) underneath the Punjab Municipal Act, the Principal Secretary Local Government, Ajoy Kumar Sinha, apprised the Chief Secretary that each one resolutions of Class-II and III municipal councils shall be dealt and permitted by them whereas for Class-I municipal councils and all enchancment trusts in the district, the resolutions shall be routed by them to the Director Local Government for approval. The enchancment trusts situated in Municipal Corporation cities will ship their resolutions immediately to Director Local Government, he added.
They shall head the challenge monitoring and reviewing committee to monitor the continuing works, apart from coordinating with the federal government and different departments to present land for organising MPS, STP, WTP, OHSR, and tube-wells. These officers shall even be accountable to resolve and coordinate grievances and calls for of public and native elected representatives, he knowledgeable.
The Chief Secretary identified that since many of the companies in the city native our bodies like assortment of water and sewerage fees, property tax, issuance of licences, sanction of constructing plans, and public redressal grievances have been made on-line, the brand new ADCs want to make earnest efforts to monitor these companies frequently.
Stressing decision of public grievances on a precedence and day-to-day foundation to the satisfaction of the complainants, Ms Mahajan directed the district officers to resolve the problems of waterlogging in the low-lying areas in the cities on precedence and each effort must be made for early disposal of the collected rainwater to mitigate the general public hardships.
Noting that the present Covid state of affairs was passable with the state’s day by day positivity charge touching a brand new low of 0.3 per cent, the Chief Secretary requested the brand new ADCs to continuously supervise the well being services out there in the city areas to ensure higher companies and test any surge in the Covid circumstances in future.