Sunday, December 3, 2023

Govt to adopt policy of zero tolerance against corruption: Governor

Ranchi: Governer Dr Syed Ahmed said that the government would adopt policy of zero tolerance against corruption in any segment.

He said that vigilance system would be tightened to act against in a more effective manner. The Governor said this while addressing the assembly session today.

Dr Ahmed while addressing the members expressed the hope that the State Government would remain utmost vigilant and sensitive enough to give a transparent governance. He said all backlogs and vacant posts in government departments would be filled up on a priority basis.

Stating further the Governor said the State Government respects those who had sacrificed to spearhead Jharkhand Movement. As a mark of respect the government would strive towards giving pensions to the activists of Jharkhand Movement.

Commenting on the Naxalite menace the Governor said that bringing fruits of development to people at large is the moral responsibility of a strong and sensitive government. The ultra activities could not be curbed without bringing wayward youths to social mainstream.

Speaking on the priorities of the government Dr Syed Ahmad said that to provide irrigation facilities the government was going to construct 300 integrated Birsa Check Dams trough village level committees (panchayat). The irrigation facility would irrigate and addition of 6750 hectares of agricultural land, he said. Furthermore, he said that 500 check-dams would also be constructed to irrigate a further 11,000 hectare.

The Governor stressed the need of providing jobs at the village level to stop migration of workers. Schemes under MGNREGA would be carried out at Panchayat level to open new employment avenues, he said.

On displacement and rehabilitation the Governor said the policy would be reviewed to make it more effective for the displaced.

Ahmed said that government was determined to provide round the clock electricity to people. He said that steps were being taken to earmark 500 acres of land at Ranchi to set up technical education campus.

Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Deoghar, and Dumka would be made smart cities. The residents of smart cities would avail world class facilities.

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