Srinagar, May 9: In order to set the futuristic developmental roadmap based on parameters of Good Governance Index (GGI) and to identify the impact of various Governance interventions in the District, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Monday chaired a meeting of the District/Sectoral Officers here at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex.
Besides, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr Syed Haneef Balkhi, the meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Programme Officer ICDS, District Social Welfare Officer, Chief Education officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer and other Sectoral/District Officers.
During the meeting detailed deliberations were held on the sector-wise performance including Agriculture and allied Sectors, Industries & Commerce, Human Resource Development, Public Health, Public Infrastructure & Utilities, Economic Governance, Social Welfare & Development, Judicial & Public Security, Environment and Citizen-Centric Governance under GGI framework.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that the Good Governance Index is a uniform tool to assess the status of Governance and the impact of various interventions of the Government in the larger public interest.
He asked the officers to analyse the last Good Governance Index to address the existing gaps and plan a strategy to bridge these gaps to achieve the desired results.
While expressing satisfaction over efforts of R&B, PDD, PHE and other Departments for achieving top rank in Public Infrastructure & Utilities sector under Good Governance Index release by Union Home Minister in January, 2022, the Deputy Commissioner asked the officers of all line Departments to work with added zeal and dedication to further improvise the public delivery system by adopting Good Governance indicators.
The Deputy Commissioner said that the performance of all Departments is now measurable as per the parameters of Good Governance Index on certain sectors and selected indicators, besides quantity and quality of every work is being monitored to check the performance to ensure efficient and prompt public delivery system.
The DC asked for a prompt, smooth and hassle-free public service delivery mechanism in the district. The Deputy Commissioner directed the officers of allied sectors of the Agriculture Department to focus on productivity increase as per the set target under DGGI. He also stressed on saturating the process of issuing Golden cards under SEHAT scheme in the District.
While LDM was directed to take all necessary measures to improve financial literacy and financial inclusion index to track the process of ensuring access to financial services, timely and adequate credit for vulnerable groups such as weaker sections and low-income groups at an affordable cost.
On the occasion, a sector wise target was set for the concerned Departments in order to improve the performance on monthly basis.
It was also given out that a monthly departmental review shall be held on 6th of every month to keep proper check and monitoring of the performance of Departments based on certain sectors and selected indicators.
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