Second phase of ‘service at your doorstep’ kicks off

Under 5-week programme, public sector offices and water tanks to be cleaned


APP July 01, 2021

RAWALPINDI:

The second phase of the government of Punjab’s revolutionary programme ˜Khidmat Aap Ki Dehleez Par" has been kicked off in Rawalpindi. Under the programme, the government offices including district ‘Kutchery’ would be cleaned, public sectors schools to be whitewashed and the premises of the offices would be renovated.

According to a district administration spokesperson, the Punjab government had issued a schedule for June 28 to August 01, five weeks period for the programme under which public sector water tanks would also be cleaned besides changing filters of water filtration plants in the district.

The authorities concerned have been directed to ensure that all the departments concerned to achieve the targets set efficiently and the reports of the tasks would also be uploaded on the App developed by Punjab Information Board. The phase includes whitewashing of public offices, schools and other government buildings, beautification of parks, greenbelts, squares and roundabouts.

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The Basic Health Units, Rural Health Centers and the government offices would also be cleaned under this phase. Instructions have been issued to all the authorities concerned that would share their reports daily to Punjab Information Board.

The spokesperson said that a special plantation campaign titled ‘Hur Bashar Aik Shajar’ would be launched on July 12 and the leveling of the playgrounds would also be conducted. A special cleanliness programme would be finalised for ‘Eidul Azha’ which would start from July 19, she said, adding that Eidgahs would be cleaned besides arrangements for removal of offal of sacrificial animals during Eid holidays.

Under road safety week, which would be kicked off on July 26, damaged roads would be repaired besides removing speed breakers, she said and added that performance of all the departments concerned would be monitored on the dashboard monitor daily. The citizens can also use ‘Karkardagi’ App launched by the Punjab government and get registered their complaints, she added. The foremost priority of the administration would be to involve the people in this programme, so that this cleanliness could not remain limited to just a few weeks rather, such efforts should be continued in future as well. The administration wants to give the people a model to make their surroundings clean and healthy so that the change at the grassroots could be made possible, she added.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 1st, 2021.

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