CM asks Collectors to ensure law and order
FOLLOWING RECENT incidents of communal tension in Jabalpur, Indore, Guna and Biora (Rajgarh district), Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed all district collectors to ensure effective law and order without any fear or favour. For this, they should take quick action and adopt preventive measures as per situation.india Updated: Feb 07, 2007 20:13 IST
FOLLOWING RECENT incidents of communal tension in Jabalpur, Indore, Guna and Biora (Rajgarh district), Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed all district collectors to ensure effective law and order without any fear or favour.
For this, they should take quick action and adopt preventive measures as per situation.
The CM also warned that the collectors and superintendents of police would be held directly responsible for any worsening situations, he warned.
The Chief Minister held discussions with officers of all district through teleconferencing under monthly Samadhan Online from the Mantralaya on Tuesday. During the proceedings, Chouhan directed for suspension of the chief medical officer of Rewal Dr BN Sharma for irregularities in purchase of medicines and misuse of powers.
A complaint has been received against Dr Sharma that he purchased Rs four lakh worth of medicines from Consumer Federation without informing the district collector and cancelled the order placed with Laghu Udyog Nigam.
The Chief Minister directed to make necessary preparations for relief works in drought affected areas and drinking water supply in the ensuing summer season. He said that old ration cards should be considered valid till distribution of new ration cards so that people, especially the poor ones, have no difficulty in getting essential commodities from fair price shops.
The Chief Minister expressed dissatisfaction over non-achievement of targets under Janani Suraksha Yojana in five districts viz Ujjain, Sagar, Khargone, Rewa and Dhar.
While hearing the public complaints during Samadhan Online on Tuesday, the Chief Minister ordered enquiry into irregularities committed in food grain allotment under mid-day meal scheme by sarpanch and panchayat secretary of Rano Birgawa (Bhind), irregularities in distribution of food grain as part of wages in gram panchayat Bhaunti in Shivpuri district and delay in payment of wages under Employment Guarantee Scheme in Saliwada in Mandla district.
The Chief Minister directed the Commissioner, Bhopal division to look into the irregularities committed in issuing Antyodaya ration cards in gram panchayat Budhanpur Nishan in Rajgarh district.
First Published: Feb 07, 2007 20:13 IST