Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, reviewed the performance of Revenue Department and subordinate field offices in a meeting of officials convened here today. In the meeting a number of vital decisions were taken for better public service delivery, grievance redressal, strengthening field offices and infrastructure development.
The DC stressed on strengthening Single Line System of administration and ensuring accountability of field officials of essential services and departments related to social services in particular for which revenue officials were directed to maintain village register in coordination with Panchayats. He called for prompt grievance redressal and disposal of public complaints with intimation to applicants in a time bound manner. Impressing upon the officials for strengthening RTI, PSGA and Law Enforcement, he informed that workshops will be organised for revenue officials for knowledge up-gradation.
SDMs and Tehsildars were directed to undertake eviction drive from common lands and protection of state land by way of plantation and fencing for which Rs 2 Cr has been earmarked by the district administration. Tehsildars and NTs were directed for strict check on traffic violations and compounding the cases of violation at their level.
Field Staff was directed for remaining available in offices and Halqas for which DC Office will issue a public notification indicating name, location, contact numbers and days of availability of Patwaris in respective offices and in field.
Progress related to land acquisition, payment of compensation, establishment of control room, status of pendency in revenue courts, relief and restoration, essential services particularly PHE PDD Health CAPD, Public Grievance Redressal Meetings, Record Inspections, Enquiries & Complaints, monitoring of implementation of Govt Schemes and functioning of field institutions was discussed in the meeting and a number of decisions were taken.
Addl DC Angrez Singh Rana, ACR Rajiv Mangotra, SDM Chenani, SDM Ramnagar, I/C SDM Dudu, SDM Basantgarh, DSEO attended the meeting.