Asks govt officers, employees to perform as public servants
Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar inspected excise & taxation service centre at the DHA here Monday.He inspected different sections of the centre. Various people apprised him about problems relating to transfer of vehicles. The chief minister issued directions for early solution of their problems.
The chief minister directed that availability of transfer forms in every office should be ensured to facilitate the people adding that he would initiate steps to improve the system and vehicles transfer system would be further improved. He asked the officials that their SOP should be to facilitate the people instead of creating any hurdle.
He said, provision of facilities was responsibility of concerned departments. Vehicles record should be under one roof so that citizens may not have to visit the offices again and again, he added. The chief minister also asked about problems of the service centre staff.
Provincial advisor Akram Ch. was also present on the occasion. Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar warned the government officers to change their attitude saying that norms had changed now and the government officers and other employees should also mend their ways.
He asked the government employees to perform their duties while considering themselves as servant to the people and chit system for meeting the officers should be done away immediately. The officers should conspicuously display their public meeting hours outside the offices prominently. They should also ensure their attendance in the offices and timings should strictly be followed. The doors of the offices should remain open for the citizens, he added and further warned that any leniency or delay will not be tolerated at any cost.
The chief minister issued these directions on the occasion of his surprise visit to the offices of police and administrative officers at district courts Rawalpindi on Monday morning.
According to an handout, the chief minister expressed his strong indignation over absence of DC Rawalpindi Dr. Umar Jehangir, ADC (Rev) Mian Behzad Adil, AC (City) Naeem Afzal, AC (Saddar) Umar Iftikhar Sherazi, registry registrar, superintendent and other administrative officers and staff members. He said no leniency on part of government officers and staff would be tolerated in discharging of duties.
The sole woman officer ADC (Gen) Rawalpindi Maliha Jamal who was present on duty briefed the chief minister.
Various citizens showed their surprise over the presence of chief minister amongst them and said a real change was visible after the advent of new government and the chief minister was visiting offices without any protocol. The chief minister assured them that government was utilizing all-out energy and resources for early solution of citizens’ problems adding that people would soon perceive change around them.
The chief minister also visited the offices of Commissioner and CPO Rawalpindi while the CPO was absent from his seat.