Advisory committee bridge between admn, people: ADC
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.