AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION Commissioner (APC) Anis Ansari has hinted stringent action against the employees for slackness in their duty and directed them to tackle the problems faced by the people on priority basis. While reviewing the implementation of various government schemes in ten district of Gorakhpur, Basti and Azamgarh division at Gorakhpur Development Authority conference hall, Ansari expressed his displeasure over the slow pace of drainage sanitation work.
Ansari has directed the subordinate officials to remove the silts in drainage by end of November and said a committee has been constituted to monitor the sanitation of drainage. He also said that the committee would send a report to the government about the progress steps taken by the officials to this end.
Expressing his displeasure over the slackness of the concerned officers, he said that despite the funds being provided by the government for proper drainage and sanitation facilities, people were still facing this problem. He also expressed his displeasure over negative attitude of the officials in addressing the demands raised by the people’s representative.
While reviewing the implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme he directed the officials to clear the outstanding payment of all the beneficiaries in a week and directed them to use manpower and to deploy machines to carry out the sanitation.
He directed the subordinate officials to make night halts in the villages and collect information regarding the unemployed population and then submit a report suggesting ways to remove it.
Principal secretary agriculture Daya Shanker Mishra and divisional commissioner Dr Moolchand Yadav also threw light on various schemes in its progress report.
District magistrate Dr Hariom clarified that no death from starvation had taken place in Gorakhpur district. He also said National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme had made considerable progress. District magistrate of Deoria, Maharajganj and Kushinagar also spoke about the progress reports of their districts.