Ad­vi­sory com­mit­tee bridge be­tween admn, peo­ple: ADC

HT Ludhiana Live - - Education/tion/sports - LUD­HI­ANA: HTC

In a meet­ing held at Cir­cuit House on Wed­nes­day, ad­di­tional deputy com­mis­sioner Ri­shipal Singh said the ad­vi­sory com­mit­tees work­ing at var­i­ous lev­els were act­ing as a bridge be­tween the com­mon man and the dis­trict ad­min­is­tra­tion.

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from var­i­ous gov­ern­ment de­part­ments like mi­nori­ties, ir­ri­ga­tion, power, mu­nic­i­pal ameni­ties, ur­ban in­fra­struc­ture, food and sup­ply depart­ment and oth­ers.

In­struct­ing the rep­re­sen­ta­tives from mi­nori­ties wel­fare depart­ment, he said the work­ers should en­sure that poor and un­priv­i­leged were get­ting the ben­e­fits of the var­i­ous schemes started by the gov­ern­ment.

Dis­trict pro­gramme of­fi­cer Rupin­der Kaur said ev­ery vil- ADC DI­RECTED HEADS OF PAN­ELS TO GIVE PRI­OR­ITY TO THE COM­PLAINTS LODGED BY RES­I­DENTS lage with the pop­u­la­tion of more than 1,000 had been pro­vided with an an­gan­waadi cen­tre where the chil­dren be­low age of 5 were given nu­tri­tious food and moth­ers were ed­u­cated on var­i­ous top­ics for mother and child­care.

“Dropout rate from schools have de­creased con­sid­er­ably due to an­gan­waadi cen­tres,” added Kaur.

Dis­trict so­cial se­cu­rity of­fi­cer In­der­preet Kaur said wid­ows of the fam­i­lies be­low poverty line were given widow pen­sion and Rs 10,000. She added that hand­i­capped girls study­ing in schools were given aca­demic schol­ar­ships.

Jatin­der­pal Singh, in the meet­ing of power ad­vi­sory com­mit­tee, said the tilt­ing elec­tric­ity pole near Sa­cred Heart Con­vent School, op­po­site Leisure val­ley should be im­me­di­ately re­moved so that students or oth­ers do not have to go through any mishap.

ADC di­rected the heads of the com­mit­tees to give pri­or­ity to the com­plaints lodged by res­i­dents in var­i­ous de­part­ments and send them to the ad­min­is­tra­tion de­part­ments con­cerned im­me­di­ately for the ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tion.

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