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New Delhi: Union Ministers Ram Vilas Paswan, Radha Mohan Singh, Ravi Shankar Prasad, JP Nadda, and Upendra Kushwaha on Thursday interacted with young IAS Officers of Bihar Cadre or having domicile of Bihar posted as Assistant Secretaries in various Central Ministries.
The meeting was part of a series of meetings planned by the government to brief young officers by the political leadership of the region about state specific development needs, aspirations of the people and ground realities so that people’s aspirations can be accommodated in the decision making and working of the government machinery at grassroot level.
Addressing officers, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan said that young officer should be responsive to the needs of people. Decision making at the grassroot lavel should be fast as people want quick response from the administration on day today problems. He said welfare of the poor should be always kept in mind while taking decisions.
Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singhsaid that commitment of the people for the implementation of the schemes and programme has now increased, opening of Jan Dhan accounts in such a large number in a short period is the example of it. He said the government has rolled out a number of schemes for the welfare of the people especially for rural areas and young officers can play crucial role to speed up implementation of these programmes, according to a PIB release.
Addressing officers, Minister for Law and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said that country is changing fast under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi. Aspirations of people have increased and the young officers can fullfil them with their hard work. He asked the officer to use digital means in the area of basic services like income certificate, cast certificate and land records etc.
Union Health and Family welfare minister J P Nadda said that inclusion of stakeholders in the implementation all policies and programmes should be kept in mind. Junion union HRD minister Upendra kushwaha said that the young officers must focus more on arreas which are still far behind in development.