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Urban Officials On 5T Alert

Bhubaneswar Principal Secretary Housing and Urban Development, G Mathivathnan has warned Urban Officials to perform as per 5T Initiatives failing which Administrative Action will be initiated.

A Review Meeting of Urban Local Bodies pertaining to four districts , Balasore , Bhadrak , Keonjhar and Mayubhanj  was held on 2 February at Balasore.

Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Mr.Mathivathnan chaired the meeting.

The objective of this meeting was to review the progress of implementation of Various Schemes and  Rules in all Urban Local Bodies.

 All the stakeholders present at the meeting were directed to adhere to the timelines.

Mr Mathi has also directed Urban Officials to perform as per 5T Mandate and those fail to act on this line strict action will be initiated against the defaulters.

The progress in implementation of various key urban initiatives i.e. JAGA Mission, Construction and Operationalisation of Micro Composting Centres and Material Recovery Facilities in ULBs, Revenue Generation, Smart Street Lights, Water supply position and Livelihood Mission was also reviewed.

Accordingly target for achievement was set against each activity for the effective implementation of the schemes and programs.

Emphasis was given on internal revenue generation to make the ULBs self-sustainable.

Apart from that, review of development works under different schemes was undertaken. All were instructed to utilise the funds and to submit utilisation certificate quickly.

Similarly, sanitation issues and the issue of Land Right certificates were discussed. All Collectors were requested to take the stock of the situation at their level and to take required action. Director Municipal Administration, Joint Secretary & Deputy Secretary from the Department attended the meeting.

Sangramjit Nayak, Director Municipal Administration gave introductory address .

Among others Kalyan kumar Rath , Additional Secretary , Pravat Kumar Mohapatra Joint Secretary and Sarada Prasad Panda Deputy Secretary presented details on various schemes .

While District Collector, Balasore K Sudarshan Chakravarthy gave welcome note, Rabindra Kumar Sahu , PD DUDA Balasore proposed vote of thanks ,

Collectors, Project Directors DUDAs, Executive officers and concerned officials from District Administration and ULBs attended the review meeting.