Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday included five more departments in the Mo Sarkar programme, taking the total number of departments under the initiative to 27.
The departments which were included on Wednesday are School and Mass Education, Rural Development, Energy, Higher Education and Science and Technology.
Patnaik called upon the public servants to respect and fulfil people’s will as their primary responsibility.
“Our constitution starts with ‘We the People’. The people of this great nation have given us this Constitution, and given us the responsibility to run the Government on behalf of them. We are ‘not them’; we are ‘on behalf of them”. We are obligated to fulfil certain responsibility given to us by the people. Let all of us be very very clear about this,” said Patnaik
Ministers of concerned departments also spoke on the occasion. They said that their departments are fully prepared to fulfil the mandate of Mo Sarkar.
Five-T Secretary VK Pandian interacted with various officials of the five departments from districts like Jajpur, Baleswar, Angul, Bargarh, Kalahandi and Rayagada. He asked officials to show good behaviour to people and adopt professional approach to solving their problems amid maintenance of transparency.