70,000 applications, 15,000 cases resolved in two-days of doorstep delivery campaign
Ranchi, Nov 18: Within two days of the inauguration of Apke Adhikar, Apki Sarkar and Apke Dwar program by chief minister Hemant Soren at Khunti, more than 70 thousand applications have been received across the state for receiving benefits of government schemes.
More than 14,695(and counting) applications have been resolved during the programme.
Chief Minister Hemant Soren inaugurated this programme to ensure that every needy beneficiary across the state receives the benefit of government schemes. Given this, under ‘Aapke Adhikar Aapki Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ program camps are being organized at the panchayat and ward level across the state.
Within a very short period, the programme has started to yield good results. This 45 Days long programme will wind up on the eve of completion of 2 years of the incumbent government.
Among the resolved cases are, 4809- health and nutrition, 1499- pension, 1272- public distribution system, 1289- livelihood, 1095- E-Shram and 3131 applications related to other issues.
Chief Minister has addressed a letter to all the elected village heads, Manki-Munda appealing to them to take part in the programme and make this a success.
In the letter, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that under the banner of ‘Aapke Adhikar Aapki Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ program camps are being organized at panchayat levels. Every day, at least 04-05 panchayat level camps are being organized in every district.
“I would appeal to all of you to come forward and take part in panchayat level camps, motivate people to take part and get benefits of different government schemes”, he said through the letter.
“In last two years, a lot of efforts have been made by our government to live up to your expectations. Now the government is coming to your doors to deliver your rights at your doorsteps. Be sure to take advantage. Let us all contribute together to transform the dreams of Dharti Aba’s Golden Jharkhand come true,” the letter by the chief minister states.
The letter has also been translated into local languages and has been shared with the public representatives at the village level.
During the campaign focus would be on-the-spot disposal of various applications including ration cards, Kisan Credit cards, various pension schemes, job cards.
“The poor and needy people do not have to go here and there for their rights, the officials should ensure that. Officers should visit the village-panchayats continuously and take the benefits of the schemes to the people,” said Hemant Soren while addressing a meeting organized through video conferencing with the Deputy Commissioners of all the 24 districts of the state at Ranchi on Thursday.
The Chief Minister directed all the Deputy Commissioners that the government has to reach all the panchayats of the state in this 45-day long campaign.
The Chief Minister directed that all the Deputy Commissioners should daily review the camps being organized in the Gram Panchayats in their district under the ‘Aapke Adhikar-Aapki Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ campaign. The departmental secretaries and deputy commissioners will review at their level to ensure that apart from the benefits received under this campaign, the benefits of other schemes of the state government can also be made available to the general public in the panchayat level camps.
“ It should be ensured that the presence of Block Development Officers and Circle Officer is mandatory in the Gram-Panchayat where the camp is held. The reach of the officials should be at the Panchayat level, only then this campaign will be successful,” said Soren.
The Deputy Commissioners should keep a constant vigil on the progress of big and small schemes of all the departments.
Chief minister also said that problems related to issue of caste certificate, income certificate and residential certificate should be resolved on priority under Right to Service.
The Chief Minister said that there is a rule to give Rs 1 lakh to the dependent family members for assistance in case of accidental death by the Disaster Management Department of the State Government. According to statistics, 3500 people die every year due to accidents in the state. The officials should keep a close watch on all these things so that people can get relief.
The Chief Minister directed all the Deputy Commissioners to ensure that the blanket distribution work is done in time in all the districts in view of the winter season. The Chief Minister said that under the ‘Aapke Adhikar-Aapki Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ campaign, the work of distribution of blankets should also be done on priority in the Gram Panchayat in which the camp is set up. The Chief Minister said that the distribution of dhoti, lungi and saris should be ensured to the eligible beneficiaries.