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 Minor grievances to be addressed in Janata Darshans; to be held weekly: H D Kumaraswamy

Principal Secretaries, who hold additional charge as district-in-charges, will have to travel to their districts once every month to monitor Janata Darshans.

Published: 08th July 2018 05:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2018 05:28 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Minister Kumaraswamy during Janata Darshan in Bengaluru on Saturday

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: To prevent people with minor grievances from traveling to Bengaluru to petition Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy during his Janata Darshans, a circular will be issued to all Deputy Commissioners to compulsorily hold Janata Darshans on a weekly basis.

The weekly grievances meet at the district-level will be monitored by the Chief Minister. Apart from it, Principal Secretaries, who hold additional charge as district-in-charges, will have to travel to their districts once every month to monitor them. “This will be compulsory despite their workload. They will have to collect details on projects that are in limbo and ensure they are completed and monitor how officials work,” he said. The reports should be submitted to the CS, who will discuss the same with the CM. The changes, he said, were to ensure that officials meet people.

Kumaraswamy said that the decision was made based on the Chief Secretary’s advice. “I will issue a circular to all DCs to set aside one day each week for the purpose. Thousands of people come daily with grievances to my office. Due to this system of people traveling directly to my office in Bengaluru, I have understood that DCs should solve people’s problems — if possible — at their own level.

People with grievances should be referred to my office only if the DCs cannot solve it at their level,” he told the media on Saturday. The grievances meeting will be reviewed via video conferencing twice every month and details will be sought on the number of grievances addressed, he said.

Job opportunities for 250 people

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said that 250 of those who had come to Janata Darshan seeking jobs will be provided employment opportunities. “In the first stage, 250 youths will be provided jobs. Using the wing of officials in my office dedicated for the purpose, we will identify and provide jobs for deserving candidates,” he said. Youths, who will get jobs include those with disabilities, cardiac conditions, BE, MTech graduates, and others.

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