In a public hearing session on Monday, Punjab governor Shivraj Patil gave hearing to 16 complaints.
According to a UT press release, most of them were disposed off on the spot and remaining were marked to departments concerned for necessary action.
In the first
complaint, SS Makhan, president, Chandigarh Government Electrical Contractors Association, asked that renewal of the enlistment and licences be taken up. It was directed that the endorsement for their licences may be done at the earliest and the same may also be returned as soon as possible.
Another complainant Kewal Krishnan brought up the issue of illegal occupancy of house. The estate officer said as per records, similar complaint was earlier made by him to the worthy adviser to the administrator-cum-CVO, Chandigarh Administration, which was forwarded to his office for necessary action. Action taken on the complaint has already been conveyed to the complainant.
The release said there were a number of requests related to making available jobs or accommodation either on compassionate grounds or on the basis of physically handicapped quota and widow quota. It was informed that the matter will be looked into and the best possible solution will be sought.
KK Sharma, adviser to the administrator; MP Singh, principal secretary to governor; Satya Gopal, chairman, Chandigarh Housing Board; Anil Kumar, home secretary; PK Srivastava, inspector general of police; DK Tiwari, secretary medical education; Brajinder Singh, deputy commissioner; Prerna Puri, secretary IT; MM Sabharwal, director public relations; and SK Chadha, chief engineer, UT Chandigarh were also present.