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Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed secretaries of all departments to visit the districts at least for four days in the first week of every month to review implementation of various welfare programmes and schemes.

Addressing a meeting of all Collectors, Patnaik instructed the secretaries to visit districts that come under their supervision for at least four days in the first week of a month to ensure that all welfare programmes reach the intended beneficiaries on time.

“To ensure proper implementation of government schemes and actual delivery of services to the people, it is important that all the supervisory officers, right from the heads of the departments to block level extension functionaries undertake intensive field visits,” the CM said.

He also instructed the secretaries to conduct field inspection of priority programmes and schemes methodically. On the occasion, Patnaik reviewed 12 schemes, including Mamata, Niramaya, Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana and Mission Shakti.

Keeping the people of Odisha at the centre of governance, the CM stressed upon improving service delivery to the common people through 3Ts formula-Technology, Teamwork and Transparency.

Patnaik further stated that district collectors play a vital role in ensuring implementation of government schemes at grassroots level. With eight months remaining for the arrival of next monsoon, he urged the collectors to expedite all the developmental projects during the period.

“We have a period of eight months before the onset of next monsoon. This period should be utilized to speed up the execution of various developmental works by all concerned departments and agencies,” Patnaik stated.

The CM further said that he conduct monthly review of every project. Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, secretaries of different departments and all Collectors were present at the meeting.


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