ZP CEO to officials: Solve problems in rural areas

Mysuru, February 16:- “Don’t waste time sitting in AC rooms. Go to rural areas and find solutions for their problems and provide them basic amenities,” instructed zilla panchayat CEO Shivashankar here on Thursday.

He was speaking at the KDP review meeting held at Abdul Nazeer Saab auditorium. Unhappy with the works done under ACP and TCP schemes, he said, “Though officials have been given AC rooms, car and telephone and other facilities, they aren’t meeting the expectations.” He asked them to visit tribal areas and find solutions for their problems. He warned of strict action against lethargic officials. The meeting was informed that 34 drinking water units will be installed against the target of 50.

Shivashankar said that only Rs 65 lakh of Rs 1.8 crore under ACP scheme and Rs 82.31 lakh of Rs 1.63 crore under TSP schemes have been utilised. He instructed the officials to make proper use of the funds to achieve development.

ZP president Nayima Sultana, Health and education standing committee chairperson Jayalakshmi Rajanna, and other officials were present. (MR/KS).

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