Srinagar: The State Administrative Council (SAC) today called for taking a series of prompt and tangible measures to give a determined push to the developmental efforts and improve delivery of governance in the State.
The SAC meeting, chaired by Governor N N Vohra, here this afternoon, discussed various measures to be taken in a “Mission Mode” to fast-pace delivery of development and make a shift from outlay to outcomes. It also discussed the initiatives to be taken to ameliorate overall governance so that the people at large are benefitted through improved and effective delivery system and results are visible on the ground.
The SAC asked the Chief Secretary to work out the modalities in this regard which, inter-alia, would include setting up of dedicated cell for regular monitoring of progress of the identified mega projects, flagship programmes,major schemes, projects under PMDP, other major projects of Government of India andensuring proper expenditure management.
The reinforced administrative apparatus to be put in place to ensure timely and productive implementation of the developmental initiatives through “Mission Mode” would also include strengthening the public outreach and Grievances Redressal Mechanism to ensure regular feedback from the targeted population.
The modalities would also focus on streamliningvarious individual administrative matters such as recruitment rules, promotions, pensions/benefits, contractual appointments, fast-pacing recruitments, finalizing seniority lists, submission of APRs, property returns, personnel complaints, regularization, fast-tracking of departmental enquiries and a cell for auditing institutions with regard to their performance, staffing and financial condition.
It would also include strengthening the anti-corruption mechanism at various levels.
The SAC directed that proposals in this regard should be finalized immediately by the concerned Departments and submitted through Chief Secretary.