Rural Development Department’s review meeting held at Katni

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Jan 2018 11:09:32


Our Correspondent,


An important review meeting of Rural Development Department of Katni development block was held to discussion various significant issues. During the meeting District Collector Vishesh Gadhpale and Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat, Frank Nobel A reviewed departmental schemes. They also gave necessary instructions to concerned senior officials.

Collector Gadpale said he was complaint that labourers are not paid wages on time. He said during cross checking of the complaint it came to fore that Janpad makes payment but Bank holds the payment.

Expressing great displeasure over the situation, he questioned the concerned officials on why they have not apprised him of the same. He said if vankers are the reason of delay in wage payment to labourers under the Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) then as per the Act levy penalty on them.

He also asked the officials to take the work serious and avoid laxity. The labourers must be provided with wage on time.
The District Collector also directed Sub-Engineers to get ensured cent per cent budget under the MGNREGS. He said the works which are necessary should be given priority. Do not left works incomplete. Gadpale directed senior officials to keep eye on banks in concern with payment of wage to labourers.

While reviewing works under Swachh Bharat Mission he asked senior officials to conduct Choupal in villages and encourage villagers for toilets in dwellings. He said the officials must work while keeping in mind the view that Katni Janpad has to be make Open Defecation Free during the month.

The Collector and CEO also reviewed the progress of works under various schemes including Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana, NRLM, MP fund, MLA fund, Aam Aadmi Beema Yojana, Janshree Beema Yojana, etc.