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Conduct detailed survey to give rights to SC and Vanvasis on land,
their settlement claims should also be solved immediately
Amend MNREGA scheme to provide infrastructure
facilities like irrigation to SC and poor people
— Chief Minister
Directives issued to provide X-ray and Pathology services in
government hospitals round the clock and improve operation system
Lucknow : December 10, 2009
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati directed the officers to
ensure transparency and quality in the implementation of programmes directly
related with the people. These programmes should be completed in a time
bound manner, she warned. She said that detailed survey should be conducted
to give rights to SC and Vanvasis on land and their settlement claims should
also be solved immediately. She said that the officers should visit villages for
this purpose. Directing the Principal Secretaries/Secretaries of Forest, Social
Welfare and Revenue departments to hold camps in the villages of Sonebhadra
and Mirzapur districts to ensure that the people got right/possession over the
land. This work should be completed in a time bound manner, she added.
Regarding the availability of fertilisers in adequate quantity, the C.M.
directed the officers to ensure that there was no paucity of fertilisers at any
cost. She asked the officers to ensure that the black marketing and stockpiling
of fertilisers was stopped and tough action should be taken against those
indulging in it. She further directed the officers to implement such a system
before the next Kharif season, so that there was no dearth of fertilisers. She
directed the officers to fix new routes for the newly constructed roads, so that
people of the rural areas got the facility of transportation. She asked them to
issue permits for the same. She directed the officers that all the construction
agencies ensured selling of tender papers through banks.
Ms. Mayawati gave these directives when the Cabinet Secretary Mr.
Shashank Shekhar Singh, Chief Secretary Mr. Atul Kumar Gupta and Additional
Cabinet Secretary Mr. Vijay Shankar Pandey apprised her of the feedback of the
review meeting held with the divisional commissioners and the senior officers of
the government here today. The officers had extensively reviewed the progress
of the development programmes accorded priority by the C.M. After going
through the inferences of the feedback the C.M. gave necessary directives for
the divisional commissioners. She directed the officers to complete construction
of 2000 community centres, being constructed in the Ambedkar villages all over
the state, by 31 March 2010. Besides, she also directed the officers to ensure
that works like construction of link roads, C.C. roads, K.C. drains, kharanja and
installation of sodium lamps, linking of majras and their electrification work was
completed by 31 January by all costs. The Commissioners should conduct on
the spot verifications, she said.
The C.M. directed the officers to distribute land pattas among people of
SC/ST category and ensure their cent per cent possession and if somebody
illegally encroached it then action should be initiated under section 198 against
the encroachers. Besides, she directed the officers to ensure distribution of
housing pattas and agricultural pattas and qualitative disposal of complaints
received at Tehsil Diwas. She asked the officers to verify these activities from
time to time through the competent officers. She directed the officers of the
Revenue department to speed up the pace of consolidation as it adversely
affected the farmers.
Expressing her displeasure over the slow pace of work being conducted
under MNREGA, Ms. Mayawati asked the officers to amend MNREGA scheme to
provide infrastructure facilities like irrigation to the SC and poor people. She
said that for the rapid construction of ponds and to accelerate the pace of
various development works being undertaken at the Panchayat level, a training
and awareness programme should be conducted at the block level for Pradhans
and Panchayat officers.
The C.M. said that about Rs. 2000 crore were being spent under ICDS
scheme for the welfare of women and children. She said that this scheme
should be implemented in an effective manner, so that the beneficiaries got
more and more benefit from it. She directed the officers to review the format of
ICDS scheme so that it could be made more effective. She directed the
divisional commissioners to carry out surprise inspections of the Anganbari
Ms. Mayawati said that the presence of the doctors should be ensured at
all the PHCs and hospitals, so that people got better health services at the local
level. She said that stringent action should be taken against the defaulters. She
said that it should be ensured that there was no scarcity of medicines in the
hospitals. Besides, she directed the officers to ensure that X-ray and pathology
services in government hospitals were provided round the clock and the
operation system should also be improved.
The C.M. directed that the officers to ensure that the complaints being
received in the distribution and purchase of bitumen (coal tar) were looked into
and solved at the earliest, so that construction of roads could be done in a
qualitative manner. Tender documents should be sold through banks so that
the e-tendering system could be implemented effectively, she stated. Moreover,
23 per cent reservation for the SC/ST in the government contracts should be
ensured at all cost. She expressed her displeasure over the slow progress of the
construction of link roads in the naxal affected divisions viz. Azamgarh,
Varanasi and Vindhyachal. She directed the officers to replace defunct
transformers immediately and energise the tube-wells on priority basis, so that
the farmers did not face any difficulty in their irrigation requirements.
Ms. Mayawati directed the officers to ensure that the maximum amount
received under the BRGF scheme under Panchayati raj was utilised in a time
bound manner and strict action should be taken against those Safai Karmcharis
who were not doing their duty properly. It was informed at the meeting that the
services of as many as 306 Safai Karmcharis had been terminated, 1120
suspended and salary of 2133 Safai Karmcharis had been held.
The C.M. directed the officers to improve the quality of primary education
and speed up the process of recruitment of teachers. She also asked them to
achieve the target of paddy purchase in a time bound manner. She directed the
officers to ensure that all the necessary preparations were completed for the
effective implementation of Secondary Education Campaign. Besides, effective
implementation of schemes like Education for All, Mid-day meal, Savitri Bai
Phule Balika Shiksha Madad Yojna and Mahamaya Garib Balika Ashirvad Yojna
and should be ensured. She also directed to ensure that the canals had water
till the tail end and plantation work was also carried out in an effective manner.
Ms. Mayawati directed the officers to ensure cent per cent distribution of
pre 10th and post 10th scholarships and furnish its report to the government.
She also directed the officers to verify the distribution of pensions like widow,
old age and disabled and eliminate the bogus candidates. She appreciated
some divisions for satisfactory work and warned some divisions and asked to
improve their functioning.
The C.M. directed the officers to utilise funds allocated by 12th Finance
Commission by February next and ensure that the schemes being conducted
under it were completed in a time bound manner and the reconstruction of
collectorate buildings of Azamgarh and Barabanki districts, which were 100
years old, should be completed at the earliest. Besides, various schemes being
implemented for rural and urban drinking water supply should be completed in
a time bound manner and the construction of solid waste management work,
being carried out in Agra, should also be completed at the earliest. She directed
the officers to speed up allotment of houses constructed under the Manyawar
Shri Kanshiramji Shahri Garib Awas Yojna and also to ensure effective
implementation of Sarvajan Hitai Shahri Garib Awas (slum area) Malikana Haq
The Chairman Revenue Board Mr. R. Ramni, APC Mr. V.K. Sharma,
Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Mr. Anup Mishra,
Principal Secretaries/Secretaries to C.M. and Principal Secretaries of all the
departments were present at the meeting.