Punjab

Expedite work on setting up STP at Goraya- DC tells Local Government department

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 06, 2019 01:02 PM

Conducts Inspection at various government offices of Goraya and Phillaur

 Phillaur (Jalandhar): Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today asked the Local government department to expedite the process of starting work on Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) at Goraya.

The Deputy Commissioner, who conducted inspection at the various government offices in Phillaur and Goraya, said that the work would be carried out at a cost of Rs 16 crore and needs to be completed at the earliest to facilitate the people. He said that besides solving the sewerage problem of the town this would also help making the city clean and green. Sharma said that the work needs to be completed at the earliest and a plan must be evolved at the earliest to assure optimum use of treated water for the irrigation purpose.

 

The Deputy Commissioner also checked the entire record of the Executive Officer of Goraya Municipal Council and that of the Naib Tehsildar Goraya. He asked the officers to maintain proper record and registers of their work besides ensuring proper public dealing to benefit the people. Sharma also interacted with the general public and enquired about the services being offered by the administration in these offices.

 

Later, on the Deputy Commissioner also conducted inspection at the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) office, Tehsildar Office, Municipal Council office, Fard Kendra, Treasury Office, Block Development and Panchayat Officer office and others in Phillaur. He also asked the officers to ensure optimum utilisation of the STP to ensure zero discharge of polluted water in rivers and drains. Sharma also asked the officers to accord top priority to the works of general public coming in their offices.

The Deputy Commissioner categorically said that the motive of inspection was not fault finding but to streamline the working of government offices. He said that such inspections would be carried in future for benefitting the general public.

The Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by SDM Vineet Kumar, Tehsildar Tapan Bhanot and others.

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