Province-2 Chief Minister issues 11-point commitment paper

Published On: February 26, 2018 10:46 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MAHENDRANAGAR/DHANUSHA, Feb 26: Province-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut has made public an 11-point commitment letter for establishing good governance in the province. 

He made the commitment paper public organising a press conference at his residence on Sunday. The commitment paper emphasises on good governance in line with the pledge the Chief Minister had made after taking the oath of office. 

The commitment paper states that good governance would be fully maintained within the province, the policy of zero tolerance against corruption would be adopted, corruption at the policy level would not be acceptable, and that the slackness in the day-to-day administration of the province would not be tolerated. 

Similarly, the commitment paper stipulates that the government employees should carry out the works of the service-seeker within 24 hours, a 'hello province government' desk would be established under the Office of the Chief Minister keeping the interest of the service seekers and a toll-free phone service arranged for this purpose later and that the province government employees would leave an impression upon the people that they are the servants of the people. 

It is also stated in the commitment letter that the people could directly file their complaints at the Office of the Chief Minister by e-mail at among other electronic media, and immediate action would be taken on the complaints received from e-mail. The information regarding whether or not any action has been taken on the complaint registered would be provided to the plaintiff. 

The commitment paper further states that the means of communication would be used for running programmes like 'Chief Minister with the People' which established direct communication with the people, and this programme would be a part of the good governance programme. People can directly relate their complaints to the Chief Minister through this. 

It is also stated in the commitment paper that the Chief Minister would reach the doorsteps of the people in various places of the province like the rural municipalities, municipalities and the local Wards to hear from them any complaints against the province government, and that efforts would be made to address these complaints. The commitment paper likewise mentions that strict market monitoring would be carried out to effectively control the black marketeering and price hike of daily consumer goods and services. It vows to curb the illegal brewing, sale and consumption of alcohol by devising appropriate policy. The commitment paper also vows to immediately stop the poaching and smuggling of wildlife, rampant exploitation of natural resources and deforestation. 

Chief Minister Raut has also mentioned that the province government would pursue a programme which incorporates promotion of good governance, education, health, roads and transportation and irrigation for the development of the province. RSS

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