JaganGovt: Andhra Pradesh government led by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy seem to have decided to divert the attention of the people and the government employees from PRC issue and look at new things that are being taken up by the government. While he has been successful with the news of formation of 13 new districts in the state and has been considerably keeping the PRC news away from the public, the latest decision to finalise and make GramaSachivalaya employees permanent is the next move!
Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister PeddireddyRamachandra Reddy said the state government would take steps to finalise the probation of village and ward secretariat employees by the end of June. He said the government is taking steps to provide better services to the people through village and ward volunteers and village and ward secretariats.
Minister Peddireddy said that the CM had been directed to fill the vacancies in the village and ward secretariats expeditiously. He ordered village and ward secretariat staff to be available to the public daily from 3pm to 5pm.
Ajay Jain, Special Principal Secretary, Village and Ward Secretariats, has been directed to take the respective departmental certificates regarding the performance of the staff working in the Village and Ward Secretariats.
At present, there are 11,162 secretariats in villages and 3,842 in towns with a total of 15,004 secretariats, said CS Ajay Jain, special secretary of the secretariat. He said 14,493 posts were vacant in village and ward secretariats and revealed that those vacancies will be filled .
A coordination committee meeting chaired by Minister Peddireddy on the system of village, ward volunteer, village and ward secretariats was held at the Secretariat. Deputy Chief Minister DharmanaKrishnadas, Municipal Minister BotsaSatyanarayana, Social Welfare Minister Vishwaroop, Power Minister BalineniSrinivasa Reddy, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister SidiriAppalaraju, Village and Ward Secretariats, Spandana Advisor Dhanunjayareddy and officials of the concerned departments were present.