Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 2
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kamaldeep Singh Sangha today held a meeting with administrative officials of different wings with a view to streamline public works.
He directed officials to make provisions for convenience of the common people visiting their offices. He said as per the instructions of the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, no person with valid work should be subjected to harassment and inconvenience. “People’s work must be sorted out at priority. It may be mutation of properties, earmarking of land and girdawari,” he added.
He said any tinkering with land and revenue records would not be tolerated by the government and mistakes would be taken up seriously. He added that the Revenue Department was there to safeguard interests of the people.
He exhorted officials of the Revenue Department to get involved in social work and report any cases of addiction, black marketing of sand and coercion by schools in their areas.
Calls for improving city’s green cover
Deputy Commisioner Kamaldeep Sangha stressed on the relationship between man and environment and urged city-based NGOs to plant trees in wake of the upcoming monsoon season.
In a meeting with representatives of various NGOs and Civil Society, he asked them to promote tree plantation across the city at individual and community level.
“To create awareness regarding environmental issues, we are going to organise a seminar at the GNDU auditorium on June 5, the World Environment Day. Environment activists and experts will share their opinion and solutions for improving the green health of city during the seminar,” said the DC. “It is foremost that youngsters be encouraged to attend and be a part of the activity,” he added.
He also urged school and college heads present in the meeting to plan plantation activities with 40 saplings to be made the target goal.
“For the sake of future generations, we need to involve youngsters in green lifestyle. The administration will support the plantation drives whole heartedly and members of Civil Society should lead the way,” he said. The DC also encouraged use of dustbins and gave tips for garbage management.
Representatives of Khudai Khidmatgaran, Mission Aghaaz and Amritsar Vikas Manch, besides heads of schools and colleges, were among those, who attended the meeting.
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