Home Chhattisgarh Deputy CM Arun Sao held a meeting of officials: Gave instructions to complete the construction works with quality and within the time limit, said to take initiative for recruitment on vacant posts.

Deputy CM Arun Sao held a meeting of officials: Gave instructions to complete the construction works with quality and within the time limit, said to take initiative for recruitment on vacant posts.

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Deputy CM Arun Sao held a meeting of officials: Gave instructions to complete the construction works with quality and within the time limit, said to take initiative for recruitment on vacant posts.

Raipur. Deputy Chief Minister Arun Sao on Wednesday held a meeting of senior officials of the Public Works, Public Health Engineering and Urban Administration and Development departments under his charge. After getting introduced to the officers of all three departments, he gave necessary instructions regarding departmental work. The Deputy Chief Minister told the officials that the best quality of construction works should be the first priority. There should be no compromise of any kind in this. He gave instructions to compulsorily complete all the works within the time limit. If the work is not completed within the time limit, accountability of the concerned officer will be fixed. Additional Chief Secretary of Public Works Department Subrata Sahu, Secretary Alok Katiyar, Secretary of Public Health Engineering Department Dr. S. Bharathidasan and Special Secretary, Urban Administration and Development Department, Dr. Ayyaz Tamboli were also present in the meeting.

Sao directed to take necessary steps to increase the efficiency of the three departments, complete the work faster, increase the quality of work and improve the functioning for better monitoring. He said that all three departments have to do good work and create a good image of these departments in the public mind. He asked to change the old method of work and use new technologies in construction and repair works. Sao talked about taking initiative for recruitment on vacant posts. He took information about the progress of the schemes run by the three departments. He also took information about the preparations for the upcoming budget for the three departments.

Deputy Chief Minister Sao said in the meeting of the Public Works Department that the roads with potholes should be repaired immediately. Complete the repair work of all the roads in the next one to two months. He said that roads should be constructed according to the traffic and vehicle load. Use modern technologies to construct and repair roads. Build good quality durable roads. On the suggestion of departmental officers, he asked to prepare a system for third party evaluation of the quality of roads constructed by the Public Works Department like the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana.

Deputy Chief Minister Sao directed the officials of the Public Health Engineering Department to complete the work of Jal Jeevan Mission expeditiously. He asked to restore the status quo of the roads as soon as the work of laying the pipeline is completed. So that citizens do not face any problem in transportation. He instructed the division level offices of the department to show more proactivity. He asked to increase resources as per the work. Keeping in view the code of conduct for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, he asked to ensure the arrangement of spare parts as per the requirement till the month of June for the installation and repair of new hand pumps.

Saw took information about the infrastructure related works and financial condition of urban bodies in the meeting of the Urban Administration and Development Department. Departmental officials informed him about the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban), Smart City Project, AMRUT Mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) and Pradhan Mantri Swanidhi Yojana. Along with administrative reforms in the department, Saw also asked for planning for cities and working in a phased manner. He emphasized on integrated development of urban areas.

The Deputy Chief Minister asked to keep the gardens organized and clean. He suggested better maintenance of the gardens by forming a committee with local people. He gave instructions to increase the use of vacant community buildings. He said that these can also be used as library and gym. Sao asked to keep in mind the quality, monitoring and time limit in all the work done by the Urban Administration and Development Department. Director of Urban Administration and Development Department, Dr. Saransh Mitter, Joint Secretary P.S. Dhruv, Chief Engineer of Public Works Department K.K. Pipri, Chief Engineer of Public Health Engineering Department, M.L. Aggarwal and SUDA CEO Saumil Ranjan Choubey were also present in the meeting.