Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed that more services should be brought under the purview of Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act.
He stressed the need to acquaint villagers with services provided under the Act. While reviewing the working of the Public Service Management Department, the CM apprised himself regarding progress of establishment of 336 Public Services Centres to be started from September 25. He directed that Public Service Centres should be started within time limit. Chouhan said that the delivery of effective services is part of good governance. Therefore, effective implementation of Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act should be ensured.
It was informed at the meeting that Public Service Week will be observed from September 25 to October 2. During the week, people will be acquainted with services delivered under Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act. It was informed that 26 more services are proposed to be brought under the purview of the Act in October. Act-related training has been imparted to 200 master trainers and 9,000 designated officers. So far, 1.20 crore applications have been disposed of under the Act.
While reviewing the working of the SC and ST Welfare departments, the CM said that the concerned ministers of the department should go to Delhi to ensure that funds for the departments are released by the Union government.
Develop sports ground in every village: Chouhan
In a review meeting of the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare Department, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan directed to develop sports ground in every village on Tuesday.
Sports minister Tukoji Rao Paur, chief secretary R Parshuram, sports department secretary Ashok Shah and director sports Dr Shailendra Shrivasatva were present in the meeting.
Chouhan said a talent search programme would be organised to search out excellent players. He also directed to develop the proposed international cricket stadium at Barkheda village within a time limit. The CM also emphasised to introduce pension scheme for players.