In connection with the celebrations of “Good Governance Week” being held from December 20 to December 26, 2021, under Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, to ensure prompt & efficient public grievances disposal and improved service delivery to people, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Monday inaugurated an event at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh here.Addressing the gathering, the DC said that “Good Governance Week” provides us an opportunity to march rapidly to create a transparent and efficient Public Delivery System and to further improve governance.He called upon all District Offices to document at least one model good governance practice of the district and one successfully redressed Public Grievance case and upload on the portal for inspiration of other fellows.With regard to the initiatives taken in the education system, the DC said a lot has changed in the period of last two years (since the first COVID-19 outbreak) during which so many industries have shifted online for the sake of safe and remote working and the education sector is no exception. Remote learning and teaching culture have given rise to various educational app ideas that are making it even more convenient for the students to stay home, stay safe and learn.
While appreciating the innovative initiatives taken by various departments in different sectors to streamline and improvise the Governance to benefit the common people, he lauded the efforts of Education, Health and other such departments which worked tirelessly in the public service. He emphasized upon all district officers to set examples for other people by focusing on what good can be done for the welfare and benefit of people.Chief Planning Officer Srinagar also spoke on the occasion and stressed the need for abiding by broader guidelines laid under the initiative of Good Governance.Earlier, Chief Education Officer Srinagar welcomed the participants and highlighted the achievements of the School Education Department.He said the Step Up Learning app is being launched shortly in the district which is an online platform for managing data associated with its tutoring classes in the most efficient and transparent manner. It is a user-friendly app with amazing features like online attendance, fees management, homework submission, detailed performance reports and much more- a perfect on- the- go solution for parents to know about their wards’ class details.During the programme various mesmerizing cultural programs were also presented by the artists and school students.Later, Deputy CEO, Srinagar Mrs Anjum presented the vote of thanks.Chief Planning Officer, Srinagar, Mohammad Yaseen Lone, Chief Education Officer, Manzoor Ahmad, S.P Traffic, Tariq Ahmad and Chief Medical Officer, Dr Jameel, besides Zonal Education Officers, Heads of various City Schools, faculty members and students attended the inaugural function.