CM phones complainants, inquires about behavior of police, revenue officials
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan Monday made personal contacts with complainants by calling them on their mobile phones and inquired about the behavior of officials at police stations and revenue department.
According to a press statement shared by Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai, the chief minister made random phone calls to complainants and introduced himself to the receivers.
After introduction, the CM asked a complainant that he visited a specific Police station and how he found the behavior of the officials performing duty there.
The same question was also put to visitors of Revenue Offices, the press statement continued.
The chief minister also asked the complainants that during visit to Police Station or Revenue office did any one ask them for payment of bribe or extra money to expedite official works.
He also asked as how many days the office was approached and what is the status of work – either it is addressed on not.
The complainants shared their experience with the Chief Minister.
The CM on receiving complaints about bribe and misbehavior issued on the spot directives for initiating disciplinary action against a number of officials of Police and Revenue Departments, the statement added.
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Addressing a joint meeting of commissioners and deputy commissioners from across the province here, the chief minister cautioned those key officials of the district level to keep eye on patawris’ performance and initiate action against those who were involved in malpractices.
He underlined the need for the commissioners to make their masses’ welfare-oriented measures more effective and so that people could realize that the government was truly working for their betterment.
The chief minister directed for ensuring presence of public representatives at open courts (Khuli Kutcheries) to resolve masses’ problems on the spot.
The chief minister also directed for constitution of a joint team for food checking to provide quality edible items to public. He was of the view that separate raids by different law enforcing agencies had irked people so the concerned authorities should look into it.
He said directed the district management officers to facilitate masses with regard to revenue department like ‘Fard’ and land commutation issues etc.
He said several problems were identified during land computerization process and these should be fixed at the earliest, he added.
He also directed for expediting work on traffic plan in divisional headquarters to overcome traffic related issues. He said the government was taking tangible measure to make development free from corruption so effective monitoring mechanism should be evolved to close check on development projects in districts.
He said he would personally visit districts of the province to examine situation as a result of the initiatives. He asked the commissioners and deputy commissioners to take practical measures for provision of best services to masses as putting things on presentations would not serve the purpose. – APP