‘Jan Sunwai-Janata Darbar’ program organised.

Chandigarh, June 25: Taking a new initiative to address public grievances, Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, today interacted with more than hundred people in Karnal district during ‘Jan Sunwai-Janata Darbar’ program and assured speedy redressal of every single grievance shared with him during the interaction.

The Chief Minister while adhering to the social distancing norms, for about four long hours, gave a patient hearing to every single complaint and directed the officers concerned to look into the issues raised by people and further directed them to resolve the issues on the spot.

In the Janata Darbar, Chief Minister also received some complaints, which could be resolved only after conducting an investigation at headquarters in Chandigarh. Therefore, the Chief Minister personally took all such complaints along with the Addhar number of all such complainants and assured them to resolve them soon.

Taking cognizance of a complaint related to employment department, Chief Minister gave orders to suspend District Employment Officer with immediate effect after he was found to be absent during the Janata Darbar. However, when the Chief Minister was told that District Employment Officer was absent due to some unavoidable reasons, he assured to reconsider the suspension order.

The Chief Minister was informed that as the post of District Employment Officer in Karnal is vacant, therefore for Mr. Rajesh Sangwan, Employment Officer, Sonipat, will look after the work of Karnal district on Tuesday and Thursday.

Later, the Chief Minister while interacting with media persons said that due to the adverse effects of COVID-19 crisis working practices have changed but despite this, regular interaction is being held with the people of the State either telephonically, through letters or through video conferencing, instead of direct communication.

Now during the ongoing Unlock period, the Central Government has given permission to the Chief Ministers to visit the districts after which this Janata Darbar program has been organized today so that the grievances of more and more people can be heard, he asserted.

Responding to a question regarding on ban of Chinese products, Chief Minister said, “The decision regarding the import or banning of Chinese products is taken by NITI Aayog. As far as Haryana is concerned, no new agreement is being signed with China. Rather, two pending works of the electricity department worth Rs 750 crore which were given to a Chinese company have also been cancelled. The work on these projects was not started yet. In the coming times, priority will be given to allot tenders to Swadeshi companies.”

Answering to question about matters related to fees being charged by private schools, Chief Minister said that after the talks held between School Management and parents, State Government had asked schools to charge tuition fees only. Both the Parents and the School Managements were suggested to resolve the matter amicably. On this issue, a meeting of Private School management with Education Minister Mr. Kanwar Pal is also scheduled for tomorrow.

Responding to another question, Chief Minister said, “State Government is committed to “zero tolerance” towards corruption. In the future also, strict action will be taken on corruption cases.”

During Corona crisis, State Government had made elaborate arrangements to send migrant labourers to their home states in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. About 3.5 lakh workers were sent to their home states through Haryana Roadways, apart from 100 Special Shramik trains.

In the Janata Darbar, MP Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, MLA, Mr. Ram Kumar Kashyap, Mayor Renu Bala Gupta, District BJP President, Mr. Jagmohan Anand, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police S.S. Bhauria, and other dignitaries were also present.