Lucknow, March 21: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi directed all senior officers of state government to disclose their properties within fifteen days. While meeting with top bureaucrats CM Yogi also emphasised for transparency and accountability in the working of officials.
The Chief Minister directed officers to ensure a transparent administration which was free from corruption and gundaraj and to make efforts to work with a team spirit to ensure that in the next five years, Uttar Pradesh became a front ranking state of the country.
To initiate a new work culture, the Chief Minister also directed all officers to provide full details of their assets as per the prescribed format within 15 days and to ensure a crack down on criminals and create an atmosphere wherein the people of the state can lead a life of honor.
Officers to have zero tolerance for corruption and said that honest and sensitive officers should be posted. Work without any bias and prepare a citizen's charter for each department so that common people can get government services within fixed time lines, he added.
Referring to the law and order situation in the state, CM orders officers to crack down on criminals and to ensure that administrative units like police stations and tehsils are free from political pressures. He also said that needs of 90% people are fulfilled through police stations and tehsils and hence these places should be monitored specially.
Pointing out how the state has been left behind in the Prime Minister Swachchhata Mission, as compared to other states, the Chief Minister rued how cleanliness has still not improved in both urban and rural areas. He also lamented the fact that despite availability of staff for cleaning both in urban areas and the countryside, callousness was taking the better of the cleanliness drives, which in turn is leading to spread of various diseases.
Chief Minister said, the people of the state have reposed full faith in the promises made in the 'Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra-2017' and ensured a huge mandate backed state government. It is for this reason, he told officers, that all points in the vision document should be implemented with full seriousness and sensitivity. He also exhorted the officers to commit themselves to sensitive, accountable, energetic and progressive system of governance.
Directing officers to take concrete steps in this direction to reverse the situation, the Chief Minister said work should be initiated at a war footing to ensure that cleanliness targets are met with in 30 districts by December 2017. The Chief Minister on this occasion also administered an oath of cleanliness to all officers present and expressed hope that officers will work in the right earnest as per the tenets of the cleanliness oath.