KOCHI: District Collector M G Rajamanickam, who assumed charge as the Acting Mayor for 15 days, is all set to conduct an exclusive adalat for city residents, to the relief of the many victims of red-tapism in the civic body.At the adalat, Rajamanickam will consider the heap of applications pending in the Corporation.
“We have already launched a file clearing initiative in the municipalities and block panchayats, which has helped us resolve various issues of the public. We are planning to launch a similar initiative in the Kochi Corporation, where many complaints are pending unresolved,” said Rajamanickam.
Date of Adalat
Though the date for the conduct of the special adalat is yet to finalised, it is expected to be held before the new council takes office. At the adalat, the focus will be on grievances related to old-age pension, building tax and water shortage.
The Collector has also directed the Corporation Secretary to digitise the files at the Corporation office before November 12.“We have already set up a file-keeping system in the Corporation office. Digitisation of the files will start soon,” said Corporation secretary V R Raju.
Earlier, Rajamanickam had initiated steps to curb the stray dog menace in the city, streamline solid waste management, implementation of CCTV surveillance at Brahmapuram and resumption of punching system at the Corporation.