Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday launched an application ‘Village Integrated Monitoring System Public Portal’ (VIMS) in Karnal, to monitor the development works being carried out under Panchayati Raj Institutions of the district.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that this facility would check corruption, accelerate the pace of development works, build capacity and ensure transparency.
In case of laxity, the officer concerned would be answerable and if found guilty, legal action would be initiated against him. It was informed that for the application, a work code would be allotted through VIMS for each work of the panchayat. The code would have all information of the amount spent by an officer on a particular work and when the work would
be completed. Apart from this, it would also have information like how much funds have been drawn from which bank for development works.
This application would lead to capacity building among officers and would reduce workload of employees. Also, it would help in keeping safe the records of panchayats. This application would have complete information of development works being carried out in Assembly Constituencies, Blocks
and Gram Panchayats. Later, the Chief Minister also reviewed the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’, ‘Mhara Gaon – Jagmag Gaon’, open defecation free, CM Window and other schemes of the government and development works being carried out in the district.
He directed the officers to complete the ongoing works in a time bound manner. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar sought information about on going development works concerning his announcements.
It was informed that a total of 99 announcements were made in the district by the Chief Minister. Out of these, work was being carried out on 44 announcements and on 19 announcements the work has already been completed whereas 36 were yet to be started.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launching an application ‘Village Integrated Monitoring System Public Portal’ to monitor development works being carried out at Karnal on Friday. DP
The officer concerned will be answerable and if found guilty, legal action will be initiated against him.
A work code will be allotted through VIMS for each work of the panchayat.
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