Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that providing good governance is one of the top most priorities of the present State Government and to achieve this objective, new arrangements have been made so that the people of the State get a corruption-free and transparent system.
Addressing the fourth batch of the Chief Minister’s Good Governance Associates (CMGGA) here, Khattar said that resolving the grievances of the people tops the
priority list of the Government. “Government is always working to further improve the governance so as to make the life of the people more comfortable,” he said.
The Chief Minister said that it is the duty of each CMGGA to ensure that along with working with the system they should also work for the betterment of the society. He said that connecting people with the government schemes is the most important task and this can only become possible when every person have the feeling of belongingness towards state and the country.
“Now Government’s focus was not only limited to providing food, cloth and shelter, but along with these basic facilities, the Government also took many new initiatives including Antyodha Saral, Saksham Haryana, CM Window, Harpath, Sawachta App, Beti Bachao-Beti Padho to bring change for the betterment of the society,” he said, sharing his life
experiences with the Associates to motivate them to perform better.
Khattar said the Government is ensuring that the youth partake and contribute in the development and thus for this it is being ensured that each youth in the state gets employment.
He said the Government has brought qualitative changes in the field of education. Besides giving them education, the country’s first skill development university has been established in Palwal to make them capable and attain skills for getting employment.
He said that one of the biggest achievements is online transfer policy of teachers which is presently being followed by 12 states.
Director, Chief Minister’s Good Governance Associates Program, Rakesh Gupta said that after selecting the new batch of CMGGA to work in the year 2019-20, the program’s knowledge partner Ashoka University have provided trainings to the new batch and now the batch has been allocated districts.
He said that this time more applications were received for the new batch compared to last year and out of which 24 Associates have been selected from 10 states, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Delhi, Bangalore, Haryana and West Bengal.
He said that all the CMGGA are well qualified, having the academic qualifications in economics, law, social sectors and all of them have a working experience of one and half years with different governments and social institutions in 18 states.
This year, the CMGGA will work exclusively on Saksham Haryana, Antodaya Saral Project, Women Safety, Higher Education and Property Tax.
All the Good Governance Associates shared their experiences gained by them during their training period.