Impact of AAP and CM’s directives
BHOPAL: The impact of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s advice to his ministers to perform and the inspiration from the ministers of Aam Aadami Party led Delhi government is apparent in the state. The ministers in the state government are now coming out to know the people’s problems and also to remain in the good books of Chauhan.
Health minister Narottam Mishra on Sunday after touring the hospitals of Bhopal, inspected government hospitals in Gwalior.Home minister Babulal Gaur is also making surprise visits to police stations and advising the cops to mend their ways.Transport minister Bhupendra Singh too on Monday inspected RTO office of the city and sought information on public grievances from the officials.Similarly, labour minister Antar Singh Arya made surprise inspection of Employees State Insurance Corporation Hospital.
Labour minister Antar Singh Arya in his surprise inspection of Employees State Insurance Corporation Hospital expressed his dissatisfaction with the arrangements. He expressed his concerns over equipment which were not in working order. Arya directed to get convened a meeting with state medical officer and regional director of State Insurance Corporation soon.
Arya was informed that there is only one gynaecologist and paediatrician in the hospital. The experts related orthopaedics, ophthalmology and ENT are available for two days in a week. Major operations cannot be done as anaesthesia expert has retired.
Transport minister Bhupendra Singh in his surprise inspection directed the officials to ensure that RTO office must be made on the lines of corporate offices so that people going there must get all facilities and good atmosphere. He sought information on driving license, higher purchase, high security number plate, license testing and other issues from the officials.
Singh directed to constitute a committee in connection with agents doing RTO related works. The committee will submit its report in 15 days on need of agents, utility, giving licences to them and licence fee. After this arrangement, no agent will work on the campus or its surrounding areas keeping his table there. Only license holding agents will work from their offices. People visiting the RTO office apprised Singh of problems they are facing in getting high security number plates installed.Transport minister directed the RTO to submit a detailed report in this matter so that grievances could be redressed.
PWD forms vigilance team for quality control
BHOPAL With the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, perhaps inspired by Arvind Kejriwal- led AAP, himself checking quality of road construction during his spot inspections, the PWD in Madhya Pradesh has formed a five- member team of senior engineers as its state- level vigilance.
The team has been empowered to conduct check the quality of construction work across the state and collect samples, said officials. The team will submit its report to Principal Secretary and Engineer- in- chief Akhilesh Agrawal. It includes chief engineer PK Shrivastava, superintending engineers LK Dubey and Suresh Chandra Verma and executive engineer Ajay Anand Likhar and assistant engineer Narendra Mandarai.
” The order has been sent to all chief engineer and executive engineers to provide support to the vigilance team which will ensure quality in construction works as well timely construction,” said Agrawal.The vigilance team will carry out inspection sui motto or on the instructions of senior officials.
Vidisha construction company black- listed
Acting swiftly, the chief minister suspended three engineers in Vidisha because of poor quality of new road from Marinado to Ambar near Vidisha town. Ankur construction, the firm which constructed the road, has been black- listed by the department. Executive engineer ogendra Kumar, assistant engineer Dinesh Kumar Barele and subengineer D K Sahu who were posted in Vidisha have been suspended.