June 27, 2014

By Bijay Kumar RoutDhenkanal, June 27: In a major decision, Dhenkanal district administration has set up a Monitoring Cell at the district headquarters town at Dhenkanal to ensure the proper implementation of various welfare services in the district as per government guidelines.It has also opened an e-mail account meets.dkl@gmail.com to invite complaints online from the people about the services given under government schemes to them.The Cell is for monitoring efficient effective and transparent delivery of services.The cell started functioning from June 25, according to a district office source.There will be 33 members in the 15 monitoring squads which will work under the cell headed by District Collector Roopa Roshan Sahoo.The nodal office of the Monitoring Cell is located at district headquarters at Dhenkanal and Deputy Collector Saroj Kumar Sahu is the Nodal Officer.Initially, it will keep a watch on six service areas, source added.“To ensure proper implementation of government services in six vital areas like education, health, public distribution system, excise, woman and child welfare and illegal lifting of minor minerals, we invite complaints from public online through our mail.We will also entertain complaints from media reports and also from our own supervising sources on these areas.After the complaint is received one of the squads will rush to the spot and conduct enquiry and must report to the Collector its report within 24 hours,” said the Collector.“The District Collector after receiving the report of the squad will have to act within 24 hours deadline.Either action will be initiated from the district office or if necessary government will be intimated for follow up action.Media will be informed from time to time on the activities of the cell and squads,” she added.The Nodal Officer informed that all the three Sub-Collectors, Tehsildars, Block Development Officers and Chief District Medical officer are the members of the squads in their respective areas.If the current exercise achieves results then the monitoring system will be expanded to other services.“Basically the Cell has two main functions.First, it monitors the delivery of services and second it conducts raids as per the complaints received from various sources,” said the Nodal Officer.

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