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Telangana govt to enact new Revenue, Municipal laws

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

K Chandrasekhar has instructed authorities concerned to formulate new acts to provide corruption and hassle free services to the people at Revenue department offices, Municipalities and local bodies in the state.

"In Revenue offices, Municipalities and Village Panchayats people should be able to get their works done without bribing anyone. For this, effective and strong Acts are to be formulated.

Unfortunately, due to the irresponsibilities of political parties the local self-government system have degenerated," the release quoted the saying Friday.

The also said his government contemplated creating the State Administrative Service on the lines of (IAS).

KCR held a high-level review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan this afternoon on formulation of a new Revenue and Municipal Act.

"The roles and responsibilities of or District Administrative Officer, or Additional Administrative has to be clearly drafted," he said.

Layout permissions, assessment of properties and other such regulated works have to be carried out by the team headed by the IAS officer, who will be the or District Administrative Officer, he added.

The Urban Policy should be drafted in such a way that the needs of the people in urban areas are addressed, said.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 21:35 IST