Under the urban population programme, J&K administration has started reaching out to the public in the cities and towns.
The programme has been named as My Town My Pride and the officers are trying to understand the problems of urban population to solve them.
Recently LG Manoj Sinha passed directions regarding extension of Digital services; streamlining revenue and other public services.
Only the collaborative efforts of the public, elected representatives and administration can steer the development process and ensure resolution of the day to day problems of the people.
During the meeting, Administrative Secretaries; Divisional Commissioners; Deputy Commissioners and SSPs briefed the chair on the efforts being made to saturate the deliverables and achieve the set targets under ‘My Town My Pride’ programme.
The chair was informed on the measures taken for the saturation of City Livelihood Mission. Target has been set to select 25 youths for self-employment from each ward.
An Open Forum involving the educational institutions to spread awareness on digital services and other important aspects of the governance is being organized. City Development Index is also on the cards, it was informed.
On 5th and 6th December, the Prabhari Officers will go to their identified areas and establish direct communication with the common citizens.
Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Atal Dulloo, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Production Department; Administrative Secretaries; Divisional Commissioners; DCs, SSPs, and senior officials attended the meeting, in person and through virtual mode.