The Fact News Service
Jalandhar, May 18
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said that the state government is committed for providing transparent, effective and responsive governance in the state.
Addressing the gathering during the flagship program of ‘Sarkaar Tuhaade Dwaar’, the Chief Minister said that though the state government is not having a magic wand but then also they are making concerted efforts to restore the pristine glory of the state.
He envisioned that the day is not far when due to strenuous efforts of the state government, Punjab will emerge as a frontrunner state in the country.
Bhagwant Mann said that they had already rolled out a comprehensive plan for carving out a rangla Punjab for the coming generations.
The Chief Minister quipped that his predecessors had never come out of their palatial palaces during their stints but he had been moving in every nook and corner of the state to usher in a new era of peace, progress and prosperity.
He said that this momentum will be carried on in the coming days to ensure that the development and prosperity of the state gets a major fillip. Bhagwant Mann said that strenuous efforts are being made in this regard adding that this noble cause cannot be completed without the support of people.
Highlighting the significance of Sarkar Tuhaade Dwaar, the Chief Minister said that it was a flagship program of his government for the progress of the state and prosperity of its people.
He said that this program finds no parallel across the country as no other state government bothers to spare so much time for the people by solving their problems at their doorsteps. Bhagwant Mann said that this program helps in quick resolution of public problems on one hand besides judging the performance of the government officers/officials on the other.
The Chief Minister said that this pro-people initiative, stipulates that the officers especially the Deputy Commissioners and Additional Deputy Commissioners maximize their field visits, especially in villages, and interact with the people by going to villages.
He said that it is the need of the hour to facilitate the people in getting their day-to-day works done easily besides ensuring good governance to them. Bhagwant Mann said that this will help in better functioning of the offices along with better acquaintance with the ground realities.
The Chief Minister said that as per this program only the meeting of Cabinet was held earlier at Ludhiana and today the Council of Ministers has met at Jalandhar.
He said that the motive is to make sure that the benefit of the government schemes reaches at the doorsteps of people. Bhagwant Mann said that the government is leaving stone unturned to give a major fillip to the development of the state and prosperity of its people.
The Chief Minister said that the state government has given jobs to more than 29,000 youth in the state adding that the state government is accomplishing the gigantic task of giving the jobs to youth in a phased manner.
He said that transparency and merit are the two key pillars of this entire recruitment drive. Bhagwant Mann said that a foolproof mechanism has been adopted for the entire recruitment process due to which not even a single appointment out of more than 29000 has been challenged so far in the court.