Press Esc to close
Tuesday 22 July 2014
News updated at 12:45 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 21°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Do not reject Sakaala applications: says CM

Bangalore, Feb 16, 2013, DHNS

Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Saturday urged government employees not to reject any application filed under Sakaala on grounds of technicalities.

“Early disposal of the application is one thing, but rejecting applications is another. It is estimated that around five per cent of the applications are rejected. You need to solve people’s problem,” Shettar said at a convention on “Effective implementation of Sakaala and people friendly convention” organised by the Karnataka State Government Employees’ Association.

Sakaala is the flagship scheme of the government for delivering services within a stipulated time frame.


“It does not help rejecting applications. Assist them in all possible manner,” Shettar said.
He said the Sakaala scheme in the State, with a disposal rate of 98 per cent, had become a role model for the country.

Association President L Bhyrappa urged the government to fill vacancies and also improve infrastructure in government offices for effective implementation of Sakaala scheme.
He also urged the government to create a mechanism to prevent misuse of Right to Information (RTI).

“Many times, employees spend more time collecting and furnishing information to applicants instead of discharging their regular duties. Applicants seeking irrelevant details are also on the rise. There should be some mechanism to prevent RTI being used to harass employees,” Bhyrappa said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Students of Indian Institute of Fashion Technology during a protest demanding the strict action...

Students of Indian Institute of Fashion Technology during a protest demanding the strict action...

Water level crosses 100 ft mark at KRS reservoir near Mysore...

Water level crosses 100 ft mark at KRS reservoir near Mysore...

Ishant Sharma, celebrates taking the wicket of England's Joe Root caught out by Stuart Binny...

Ishant Sharma, celebrates taking the wicket of England's Joe Root caught out by Stuart Binny...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Secretary DAE and Chairman, AEC, R.K Sinha during a visit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Secretary DAE and Chairman, AEC, R.K Sinha during a visit...

An artist performs with fire during a procession as part of 'Bonalu' festivities in Hyderabad...

An artist performs with fire during a procession as part of 'Bonalu' festivities in Hyderabad...

A boy swims in a weed-covered pond on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar...

A boy swims in a weed-covered pond on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar...

President Pranab Mukherjee with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and others during an Iftar party...

President Pranab Mukherjee with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and others during an Iftar party...

Sailing teams train in the River Nile near the Sixth of October Bridge in Cairo July 21, 2014...

Sailing teams train in the River Nile near the Sixth of October Bridge in Cairo July 21, 2014...

Japanese protesters hold candles during a demonstration against Israel's military offensive...

Japanese protesters hold candles during a demonstration against Israel's military offensive...

A stork and its nestling enjoy a sunny afternoon in his nest on a rooftop in the small village...

A stork and its nestling enjoy a sunny afternoon in his nest on a rooftop in the small village...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523