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Ensure All Efforts To Bridge Gap Between Government and The People- Chief Minister


Governement at Your Doorstept at Bikaner
Bikaner, Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje said that the Sarkar Aapke Dwar, was a unique initiative by the state government to win the trust of the people. She was addressing the inaugural meeting with her cabinet colleagues and senior officials during this 'Government at Your Doorstep' campaign, in which public meeting and the cabinet meetings were being arranged at divisional level, in Bikaner Division to be held till June 30 at Rajasthan Veterinary University Campus on Thursday.
The Chief Minister said that this historical step was taken by her government to reach to the last person standing at the periphery, who had been denied access to the administration for since 66 years of independence. She asked the officials to give top priority to the public grievances and work with full dedication and commitment in order to bridge the gap between the government and the common man.
 Smt. Raje said that the government had a very good experience during the first such campaign in Bharatpur division in February this year. New ideas were envisaged to redress the issues and give relief to the people. That campaign was not a mere 10 days-affair, but the follow-ups on the public problems were being carried out at different level even today, she added.
The Chief Minister stated that witnessing success of the Bharatpur visit, the state government had now reached Bikaner. During tour to Bharatpur, the gist of the problems of the entire division was known to us. Afterwards, time-bound development plan was prepared on-spot and accordingly important decisions were take in the cabinet meeting in the interest of the common man. Implementation of those decisions had already started, she said. Likewise, the government would reach all the divisions and prepare time-bound development plan for all regions.
Smt. Raje said that the timing of this visit to Bikaner division was knowingly decided to be during the scorching heat, when temperatures were as high as 45 to 50 degree Celsius. It was for the government to have a real feel of the grievances in this region and offer relief to the public. The government should not run from air-conditioned rooms all the time, but from the ground. That's why this event was scheduled during this extreme weather. People of this region were facing the serious issues of drinking water, power supplies etc, the CM added.
During this campaign, the Chief Minister would herself tour all four districts of the division between June 24 and 29.  She would make surprise visits to any city, town, village or hamlet. While taking feedback during the meeting, she observed that the city had been geared up will all kinds of development works getting completed in terms of roads or sanitation etc, keeping in view the visit of the division. Entire division had been polished and I wish this shine would not diminish after the government left the region, she hoped.
The Chief Minister fixed the responsibility of the collectors of the four districts to forward all the complaint cases received during public hearings to respective departments. Chief Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi emphasized that public hearing was an important part of the campaign and not a single complainant should go unheard.
For those persons who were willing to participate in public hearing would be given preference if they had a complaint number in advance. Such complaints would be registered at Rajasthan Sampark Kendras at panchayat, block or district levels. Grievances would also be registered through the website www.sampark.rajasthan.gov.in, through Google Play App etc or by calling a helpline number 1800&180&6127. Separate applications could be sent by the same person for relief in regard to different departments.

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