Several maintenance and repair schemes suffer due to shortage of funds – Commissioner Abbas Baloch reviews performance of district administration
Hyderabad: Commissioner Hyderabad Division Muhammad Abbas Baloch was informed in a meeting on Wednesday that only 36 out of 77 Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Ultra Filtration Plants are functional in Tando Allahyar district.
The Commissioner had convened the meeting to review the performance of the district administration, attended by the Deputy Commissioner (DC), both Additional DCs, posted and under-training Assistant Commissioners and Mukhtiarkars of the different Talukas of district.
DC Rasheed Ahmed Zardari in his detailed presentation informed that there were 159 development schemes for the district but due to shortage of funds, the Maintenance & Repair (M&R) schemes have not been completed. He further told that the non-ADP schemes of Cultural Complex and Sports Stadium have not been completed and the concerned department has been requested for timely completion of the development work.
DC Zardari informed the Commissioner that 20 revenue cases were decided while 64 cases are in pending.
He said that 73 acres of forest land has been retrieved from the illegal occupants, 20 illegal petrol pumps were sealed and 13 persons involved in use and sale of Gutka and Mainpuri were arrested this month.
DC told that plantation of 2 lac trees has been planned in the district.
Commissioner Abbas Baloch while reviewing the performance said that the officers have to work extraordinarily to ensure the better facilities for public.
He urged for early disposal of pending matters particularly related to revenue, court cases and implementation on directions of higher authorities. He directed all the Assistant Commissioners to play their defined role to facilitate the public at large in their respective talukas and as administrators of local councils, they should initiate public welfare activities like sanitation, rehabilitation of parks, tree plantation and organizing healthy sport events in their jurisdiction.
“The public never forget the good officer, who served with one’s true spirit and interest as responsible public civil servant,” Commissioner Baloch added.
Commissioner said that due to COVID-19, the holding of open Katchehries, field visits and inspections were reduced, from which the actual feedback used to come from public to rate the performance of the officers. He added that the meetings of different districts administrations of the division have been schedule to review their performance.
Additional Commissioner-I Syed Sajjad Haider Shah, Deputy Director (P&D) Sanaullah Rind, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Hyderabad Division Ms. Surhan Aijaz Abro and other officials also attended the meeting.