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8,935 enquiries pending with DVOs of different depts in J&K:

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The State Commission (SVC) said 8,935 enquiries are pending with officers of different departments for nine years.

According to the fourth annual report of J&K State Commission tabled in the by PWD Minister on behalf of Mehbooba Mufti, the highest number of 2,163 cases are pending for disposal with the department Vigilance Officers (DVOs) of and relief department.

It is followed by 117 such enquiries with education department, 823 with rural development, 517 with police, 431 with social welfare, 394 with health, 392 with public health engineering, 733 with forest, 310 with municipality and 209 with private persons, among others.

The report said statements of complaints and, enquiries and complaints referred to various departments from time to time by the presented at dismal picture as hardly any complaint was found disposed off by any department.

It was accordingly felt expedient to review the pendency on this count with various departments, the SVC report said, adding after the review, over 1,500 cases were disposed off after action.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 16:50 IST