Punjab & Region

DC Jalandhar felicitates 167 GOGs for their stellar role during covid management and wheat procurement operations

The Fact News Service
Jalandhar, July 3
  • GOGs are backbone of administration in implementation and surveillance of government’s policies at grass route level.

Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori today felicitated 167 Guardians of Governance (GoGs) for performing their duty diligently during Covid-19 relief works and the entire wheat procurement operations in the grain markets and purchase centres of the district.

While having interaction with GOGs, the Deputy Commissioner handed over the certificates of appreciation to the District head of GOGs Major General (Retd.) Balwinder Singh along with his team for their contribution in ensuring smooth and hassle-free procurement operations in the grain markets and purchase centres of the district.

In his address, the Deputy Commissioner lauded the strenuous efforts made by the GOGs for ensuring Covid-19 relief work and  completion of procurement operations without any problem. He said that the stellar role played in GOGs in the district, especially in the rural areas to contain the virus spread and assist the distressed people was unparalleled.

The DC said that to ensure the obeying of the all medical protocols including social distancing, mask-wearing by farmers and labourers, availability of water, soaps and others in grain markets was a herculean task but due to concerted efforts of the GOGs, it was completed smoothly.

Thori said the GOGs played a vital role in entire procurement operations.  He said that there was not a single case of COVID reported from grain markets of the Jalandhar and GOGs had worked hard to complete the operations without any issue.

The Deputy Commissioner expressed hope that the GOGs would continue to help the administration in future also. He termed GOGs as backbone of administration in implementing government’s policies at grass route level and its monitoring through constant feedback.

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