The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Ms. Mayawati ji has directed the senior administrative and police officers to remove the shortcomings related to development works and law and order of the State in fixed time period. The Hon’ble Chief Minister was addressing the senior officers in a State level review meeting here at Tilak Hall after apprising herself with the practical reality of development works and law and order in all the 72 districts of the State. Ms. Mayawati ji said that she would review that how for her directives had been followed by doing surprise inspections again. She warned the officers that more stringent action would be taken against them, if they were found responsible for shortcomings.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji while emphasising the need for strengthening the law and order situation said that stringent action should be taken against notorious criminals, mafias and goondas and they should be punished. She said that during first review meeting, after coming in power for the forth time in the State in May 2007, she had made clear to all the officers about the priorities of her Government. She had also said that her Government is fully committed to create development oriented atmosphere free from injustice, crime, fear and corruption. The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that her Government never compromised on the issue of law and order and the careless officers in this regard would be severely dealt with. She directed the officers to make effective control on the cases of harassment of women, scheduled castes and children. Referring to the measures taken by the State Government to maintain law and order during agitations by opposition parties recently, the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that her Government would never allow disturbing of law and order on the name of demonstrations. She appreciated the efforts of officers related to law and order in this regard. She said that peaceful and disciplined demonstrations are justified in democratic system, but officers should ensure that law and order situation could not get worsened and no public property should be harmed.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that quality in development works and welfare schemes should be maintained and any slackness in welfare schemes run by the State Government for SC/ST including poor and weaker sections of the society would not be tolerated. The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji directed the officers to improve the condition of Government hospitals and provide treatment, investigation and other facilities to poor and weaker people. Besides, she also directed the officers to end the corruption in the distribution of medicines and ensure the cleanliness, availability of ultra-sound and X-ray machines in the hospitals. She directed that District Magistrates should make inspections in this regard. She said that working at Tehsil’s should be improved and warned the employees that stringent action would be taken against them, if they were found engaged in corruption.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that the State Government is implementing several schemes for the development of rural areas. She directed the officers to saturate Dr. Ambedkar Villages with all basic development programmes selected under Dr. Ambedkar Village Development Scheme. She said that the State Government is paying full attention for the development of urban areas. An integrated scheme with a view to ensuring cleanliness of cities and other urban facilities should be implemented. She said that Government had taken the decision to launch Manyawar Sri Kanshiram ji Dalit Bahulya Basti Samagra Vikas Yojana to improve the poor condition of dalit dominated bastis in cities in which the role of Commissioners and District Magistrates would be important.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that letters by District Magistrates and Commissioners to Senior Government Officers regarding the problems of districts and divisions should be disposed off on priority basis. She said that agriculture land and residence allotment to SC/ST people and complaints being received on Tehsil and Thana Diwas should also be disposed off. She said that several problems related to these sections had come to light in some districts during surprise inspections. She directed the officers to launch campaign and take action for allotment of agriculture land pattas and verification on its possession.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that some times incidents of crime took place, if the cases of patta allotment, residential land and boundary disputes related to land were not solved timely. She directed the officers to dispose off land disputes immediately. She directed the officers to provide the facilities of electricity, water, education, medical and ration shops to the beneficiaries of Manyawar Sri Kanshiram ji Shahri Garib Avas Yojana. She said that arrangements in this regard should be ensured before her next surprise inspections. The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that water drainage system and link roads in several Dr. Ambedkar Village and urban malin bastis were not found satisfactory during State wide inspection. She emphasised to improve the condition of C.C. roads, K.C. drain and construction of drains, availability of ponds and its maintenance in Dr. Ambedkar Villages. She said that construction works of ponds Dr. Ambedkar villages should be completed in fixed time limit.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji directed the district magistrate and commissioners to remain vigilant with a view to conducting peaceful and fair High School and Intermediate examination. She said that stringent action should be taken against copying mafias in this regard. She directed the officers to take immediate action on the proposal of constructing new Tehsil buildings in place of old buildings, which came to light during surprise inspections. She said that land acquisition under emergency clause should be stopped generally. She said that land should be acquired on the basis of contract rules, so that farmers could get proper compensation. On this occasion, Cabinet Secretary Mr. Shashank Shekhar Singh, Chief Secretary Mr. Atul Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary Information Mr. Vijay Shankar Pandey, Additional Cabinet Secretary Mr. Ravindra Singh, Principal Secretaries to C.M. Mr. Net Ram and Mr. Durga Shankar Mishra, Principal Secretary Home Kunwar Fateh Bahadur, DGP Mr. Karamveer Singh, Commissioners, DistrictMagistrates, IG/DIG/SSP/SP including other senior government officers were present.