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Villagers urged to discuss rural issues with RPRS teams

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DIGBOI, January 6: The ongoing Raijor Podulit Raijor Sarkar (RPRS) programme organized by the district administration in all the gaon panchayats (GPs) in Tinsukia district is gaining significant response from the rural population here.

A large number of people, including women and youths, have been turning up to raise their grievances, complaints and concerns about governce and developmental activities of their areas. So far 3,770 complaints have been received by the 21 teams from 21 different panchayats of the subdivision.

A first phase module in this regard was conducted here recently at the TI Basti Line Primary School and other places in Margherita subdivision with SDO Margherita, Adil Khan being present in one of the locations, creating awareness among the rural population besides listening to their grievances and assessing the developmental activities in the panchayat. The key areas which were undertaken in this prelimiry phase were health, education and sanitation.

“The programme is an excellent opportunity for the people to also interact and discuss about various rural issues with the RPRS team,” Khan added while addressing the gathering. He urged the people to come forward with their complaints or grievances without any hesitation.

Deputy Commissioner of Tinsukia, Puru Gupta told The Sentinel that all petitions of the people would be uploaded in the RPRS websites and the concerned departments had to respond to the queries and complaints without delay.  Under the RPRS, all petitioners would get response.

Raijor Podulit Raijor Sarkar (RPRS) is the programme initiated by the Tarun Gogoi–led Congress government for redressal of public grievances and to take the administration to the people. Several RPRS teams have been  formed  by the administration to this effect for the effective realization of the objective of the programme.

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