Amaravati, June 11: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed the officials to get the Village and Ward Secretariats to work in full steam and said that he is likely to undertake a tour of villages in August while the vacancies should be filled at the earliest.
During a review meeting on Village and Ward Secretariats held here on Thursday, the Chief Minister said that the necessary training should be given to staff and the welfare calendar and list of beneficiaries should be displayed at all Village and Ward Secretariats.
There should be a close monitoring on the functioning and the welfare schemes should reach the intended persons without any interruptions.
He is willing to tour the villages in August, the Chief Minister said adding that by 2021 all Village and Ward Secretariats should have their own buildings. The 17, 097 vacancies will be filled up at the earliest and exams for the same would be held in July, the officials said.
The Chief Minister said that the exams should be concurrently held with those of the Medical and Health Department.
The officials have explained about the training being given to the Village and Ward Secretariat staff. The awareness and training can be in digital mode as the staff was given smart phones, the Chief Minister said.
The welfare measures should reach the beneficiaries on time and there should be transparency in all transactions. The officials will be held responsible if any eligible person is left out, the Chief Minister said adding that accountability and responsibility should be fixed at all levels.