DCs tasked to improve governance, service delivery


CS issues warning to low-performing dists in price control

The Chief Secretary Punjab has issued instructions to all the deputy commissioners regarding improving governance and service delivery in districts.

He issued these instructions while presiding over the video-link meeting of deputy commissioners here on Wednesday. The Chief Secretary said that administrative officers must go out in the field themselves to assess the situation, adding that there should be a clear improvement in governance and service delivery.

He also issued a warning to the districts not performing well in price control. He asked the deputy commissioners to personally visit fruit and vegetable markets to monitor the auction process.

The Chief Secretary ordered strict action against those involved in overcharging and hoarding of urea and said that sufficient availability of fertilizer must be ensured at fixed rates.

He said that necessary facilities should be provided in educational institutions, hospitals and health centers on a priority basis.

The Chief Secretary also issued instructions on improving cleanliness arrangements and removal of wall chalking in cities.