Jamshedpur, Aug. 4: East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amit Kumar convened the district-level coordination committee at the district collectorate on Thursday. The meeting was convened to review matters related to elections.
Warning all the concerned authorities and BLOs, the deputy commissioner emphasized on always giving priority to election related matters. He also asked the officials to study all related issues to ensure that there are no pending issues. The DC directed the officials to prevent duplication of names on the electoral rolls, removal of fake names and addition of new electorates.
Reviewing the land revenue issue, Amit Kumar gave necessary instructions related to mortgages, drought relief check distribution, evacuation of encroachment, provision of online receipts etc. The deputy commissioner directed all senior department officials to undertake surprise inspection of all mortgaged lands in their respective areas with a view to verify the mortgages.
During the meeting, the additional deputy commissioner stated that as of date, 3104 cases related to mortgages covering an area of 2631.42 acres have come to view. The additional deputy commissioner directed all circle officers (COs) to undertake necessary verifications of these cases.
Meanwhile, Amit Kumar directed the COs to provide the sub-divisional offices with updates after 21 days of issuing notices in such cases.
Referring to the cash disbursement for drought relief, the deputy commissioner said that this was a very sensitive issue and all affected farmers in the district should be provided with relief amount latest by August 19.
In addition, the district welfare officer has been directed to review all cases related to forest land patta, student scholarship, bicycle distribution and others on a priority basis.
Reviewing the welfare activities in the district, the deputy commissioner directed all block development officers (BDOs) to complete the MIS of all dobas (farm ponds) completed by August 6. He also said that transfer of accounts from post offices to banks, resolving all complaints related to delayed payments and completion of belated master rolls within a week’s time.
The deputy commissioner also rebuked the Potka BDO for his reported lackadaisical attitude on these issues.
Aside from the ADC, additional development commissioner, PDS officer, NREP director, DRDA director, SDOs of Dhalbhum, Ghatsila, LRDC, all BDOs, COs and other senior district officials were present at the meeting.