Provide drinking water, fodder within 48 hrs: DC

Provide drinking water, fodder within 48 hrs: DC

Meeting with five depts everyday planned

Provide drinking water, fodder within 48 hrs: DC

Deputy commissioner K P Mohan Raj said that measures would be taken to provide drinking water and fodder for cattle within 48 hours of receiving complaints of shortage in any part of the district.

He was speaking at a meeting of officials from various departments at the zilla panchayat auditorium here on Thursday. He said that the chief minister had issued orders to ensure that basic amenities to the people in the district.

The deputy commissioner said that district and taluk-level officers have to complete projects on a war footing. A review meeting would be held with five departments every day to plan the necessary projects for the next financial year. He said hold a meeting with five departments would reduce wasting time of other departments.

He also instructed concerned officials to inspect hostels for Schedule Caste/ Tribe and BCM students and provide necessary facilities.

The government provides sufficient financial assistance to hostels and students should be given quality food, housing and drinking water facilities.

He also told city municipal council officials to give adequate importance to cleanliness. Despite having an underground drainage system in the city, mosquito menace has increased, he added.

Officials of every department should collect statistics in order to present it during the review meetings. He also sought information from officials on the funds, which would be returned to the government if they are not utilised.

The responsibility is on the departments to ensure that all funds provided by the government are utilised effectively, he said.

Zilla panchayat CEO S T Anjan Kumar and others were present.