Bhubaneswar,5/10:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the progress of MO government in the state and advised the departmental officials to be more proactive in this regard, all of whom are receiving government services in various fields or are beneficiaries of various welfare schemes. All of these feedbacks have been recorded and action has been taken on that basis. “Now is the time to take it to the next level,” he said. He encouraged ordinary people as well to take part in solving this great task: “One of the things you and other people can do is keep up the pressure … there are going to be some difficult decisions for government”.
He said the goal of all governments was to provide services to the people. So it is up to the people to take the feedback from the people on a regular basis and take the next action based on it or make the necessary changes in the policy or process.
The Chief Minister said that the administration of the state government is governed by five policies and our aim is to bring about change in all areas. Odisha has already come to the notice of the world in a number of important steps. The state has received a lot of praise from women empowerment programs, assistance to farmers, urban management system, sports, skills development, health care and school transformation.
“My government is a far-reaching think tank that is testing our administrative system,” he said. “It simply came to our notice then. With the help of technology in my government program, we can get feedback from people directly. This is an indicator of change in the system.
“My government is strengthening the pillar of a participatory democracy and by doing so we will ensure the formation of an all-inclusive society in Odisha,” he said. “It simply came to our notice then.
During the meeting, the Chief Minister spoke directly to some of the stakeholders over the phone and took feedback from them. The Chief Minister spoke to the people who went to the tehsil to get their ethnic certificates, the people who went to serve the municipality, the people who were being treated at the private hospital under the Biju Health Welfare Scheme, the people who took various complaints to the police station. The chief minister asked if any money had been demanded from them.
The Chief Minister emphasized on improving the services provided in the offices of the tehsil and sub-registrars.
Chief Minister Shri Patnaik directed the Chief Secretary to review the work of the departments which are not satisfied with the feedback received.
During the meeting, the Chief Minister’s Secretary (5) Shri V.K. “My government’s goal is to find out how the system works,” Pandian said. It is the responsibility of the government to provide services to the people with dignity. “It is my government’s goal to ensure that they do not abuse any office and receive professional services,” he said.
Mr. Manoj Kumar Mishra, Secretary, Electronics and IT, gave a presentation on my government and said that 225 services in 24 departments are now included in my government. It will include 250 services per month. The program has so far created a database of 2 crore people across the state.
The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and key administrative secretaries and secretaries of various departments.