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CM reviews 18 complaints in 'Seedhi Baat' programme


Press Trust of India Ranchi
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today talked to the people of Dhamdhamiya Pahargram in Taljari block of Sahibganj district through video conferencing in his "Seedhi Baat" (direct talk) programme.
A young man told Das about the problem of drinking water in the Pahariya tribal majority village. On this, Das said that drinking water will be supplied through solar energy by making tanks and by drilling deep boring, an official release said here.
The chief minister told the chairman of Tribal Village Committee, Sunita Malto and secretary Vijay, that they should meet people of their village and make development plans and the government will give funds in their account for implementation.
Das appealed to the villagers to run a campaign for cleanliness awareness during the ensuing September 15 to October 2 in the "Swakshta Pakhwada" (cleanliness fortnight).
"Only by keeping cleanliness, we can fight against diseases," the CM said.
The chief minister instructed the Principle Chief Forest Conservator of the state to complete the inquiry into the issue of the alleged sale of 1600 acre forest land in Hazaribagh within three months.
He also ordered immediate removal of DFO Rajiv Ranjan of Hazaribagh Western Forest Division, accused of illegal transfer of forest land, the release said.
Das also ordered departmental inquiry in the alleged embezzlement of Rs 22.41 lakh of MNREGA schemes against the DFO.
The chief minister asked the deputy commissioners of different districts to immediately complete small public utility works like repair of school buildings etc from untied fund.
"Do not wait for departmental funds in such small matter," he said.
In a matter relating to rape of a college student in Hazaribagh, the chief minister directed the district superintendent of police to take the matter seriously and initiate strict action against the accused.
In another matter relating to alleged kidnapping of a girl and her mother from Rajmahal, Sahibganj, complaining that even after four months she is not traced, the chief minister asked the police to conduct a probe into this matter and conduct raids for her safe recovery.
During the programme, the chief minister also asked the superintendents of police of all districts to send a report on complaints related to female exploitation and action taken on them, the release said.

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 9:15 PM IST

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