Jamshedpur, June 6 : State chief secretary, Rajbala Verma State government is working on mechanism to monitor welfare schemes at the panchayat level.
She was addressing inaugural function of a three-day programme organised by the state forest management and conservation committee to celebrate World Environment Day at K.N. J High School in rebel-hit Chakulia block of Ghatshila sub-division on Monday.
She said that government proper monitoring of implementation of welfare schemes is very important. They have issued directive for constitution of separate committees at panchayat level in respective gram sabhas and gram panchayats for monitoring execution of welfare schemes of different departments.
� We want to ensure that people at grass root level reap benefits of schemes. The government under the leadership of Chief Minister Raghubar Das is focused on developing each village and for which each government department�s welfare measures should reach the desired beneficiary. Directives have been issued for constitution of committees at gram sabha and gram panchayat level for respective departments,� noted Verma.
The chief secretary went on to add that the committees will be constituted soon to monitor the implementation of the welfare schemes. The committees will be formed for agriculture, drinking water and sanitation (including toilet construction), education, road construction etc.
The chief secretary further informed that out of a total of 4,000 panchayats in the state, 3,700 have already have their panchayat bhavan complete and process has been started for recruitment of computer operators in all the panchayat.
�Several initiatives are being taken to ensure that the panchayat is strengthened. We have already constructed 3,700 panchayat bhavans out of a total of 4,000 panchayat in the state and process of recruiting computer operators in all panchayats will be completed soon so that panchayat secretariat can function properly. The remaining panchayat bhavan will also be completed soon,� the chief secretary added.
Jharkhand DGP D. K Pandey who was also present on the occasion promised to defeat forces working against development of the state and requested cooperation from all section of people in creating a state free of fear and corruption. The program was also addressed by additional chief secretary (rural development), N. N Sinha.