CHANDIGARH: The three-day chintan shivir (brainstorming session) organised by the Haryana government at a luxury resort in Parwanoo in Himachal Pradesh concluded on Sunday. At the shivir, senior administrative officers were told to take up one block each in the state and ensure their development.
Haryana CM Manohal Lal Khattar said said the officers would prepare a new scheme for the selected blocks by identifying five to 10 parameters. An announcement to this effect would be made and additional budget would be allocated for this purpose.
The block ‘adopted’ by an officer would remain his or her selected block even after transfer to another department. If the blocks achieved the prescribed level, the officers concerned would be honoured on the Civil Services Day on April 21, 2018, he said.
The shivir also saw unveiling of working drafts for action plans of various departments such as doubling farmers’ income, enhancing water utilisation efficiency, and making more youths ‘Saksham’.