SUBJECT :Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday asked Munger district officials to take necessary steps for beautification of Kharagpur Lake. He said a team of experts should be sent to Kharagpur to prepare a work plans so that the lake could be developed as a new destination for eco-tourists. 

Patna, January 10, 2020: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday asked Munger district officials to take necessary steps for beautification of Kharagpur Lake. He said a team of experts should be sent to Kharagpur to prepare a work plans so that the lake could be developed as a new destination for eco-tourists.

Presiding over a division-level review meeting under the ‘Jal-Jivan-Hariyali Abhiyan’ at Munger museum hall, CM further directed the officials to use the lake water to provide drinking water to people in nearby areas.

“The renovation and beautification of Kharagpur Lake will not only improve environment in surrounding areas but also benefit the next generation. The lake renovation work should be done under the Jal-Jivan- Hariyali Abhiyan,” he said.

Senior officials of all six districts—Mungar, Begusarai, Khagaria, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura and Jamui of Munger division- were participating in the review meeting which was organized on the last day of the CM’s Jal-Jivan-Hariyali Yatra.

Nitish further asked the officials of all six districts to expediate ongoing work under the ‘Har Ghar Ka Jal’ (tap water to each household) schemes in each village under their jurisdiction.

He further asked the district magistrates (DMs) to visit public grievance redressal centres on a frequent basis and ensure that petitions filed the Bihar Public Grievances Redressal Act are properly disposed of.

He asked the DMs to take necessary action against all those the grievance redressal officers who remain absent from their workplace or do not take required interest in redressal of public grievances.

CM also asked for speedy disposal of applications under the Mukhya a Mantri Old Age Pension Scheme.

Prominent among those who attended the division- level review meeting were Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, rural development minister Shravan Kumar, rural works minister Shailesh Kumar, labour resources minister Vijay Kumar Sinha, water resources minister Sanjay Kumar Jha, Information and public relations minister Neeraj Kumar, Munger MP Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh, chief secretary Deepak Kumar, DGP Gupteshwar Pandey and divisional commissioner (Munger) Vandana Kinni.

Earlier the CM accompanied by minister and several officials, visted Bhimbandh Eco-Tourism Centre at Bhimbandh Village under Kharagpur block of mUnger district and inaugurated several public utilities there. He asked the accompanying officials to improve facility of public transport for visiting Bhimbandh so that tourists coming from far-off place do not face difficulties.

Earlier in the day, the Cm visited Ratanpur gram-panchayat under Gidhaur block of Jamui district and inaugurated several development projects under the Abhiyan.


Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com