Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur : District collector Ranjan Kumar Das and Superintendent of Police Charana Singh Meena of Jajpur have cycled 17 kilometers from Jajpur town to Rasulpur block on Monday to gather firsthand information about the information on the implementation of various government programmes and schemes.
Many villagers on the way urged before the officials about their grievances at Barua , Haripur, Kuakhia ,Rasulpur and other areas and the officials assured them to sort out their problems. Many locals alleged about the rampant corruption in rural development works .
Some persons also urged the officials n the way to provide them houses and the officials assured them to grant money to build houses under the government schemes.
Many people were surprised to watch the officials on the cycles. ” Last month, I had gone to meet the collector in his office at Jajpur. But I could not meet him . However , I on Monday urged him to provide me old age pension at Haripur and the officer directed the BDO in front of me to grant the pension within a month. I hope that the BDO will give me pension soon. Other officials also cycled with the collector and SP.