J&K govt disposes of 3L applications under PSGA

The J&K govt has disposed of over 3 lakh applications by providing services within a specified time frame under PSGA in the last five months.

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2012, 14:11 PM IST

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has
disposed of over 3 lakh applications by providing services
within a specified time frame under Public Service Guarantee
Act (PSGA) in the last five months.

Public Service Guarantee Act (PSGA) which came into
effect from August 2011 in the state, fixes a time frame for
issuance of various documents such as ration cards, land,
power and water supply related documents by departments
concerned in the state.

"From August to December 2011 as many as 3,60,576
applications have been disposed of by way of provision of
PSGA services to the concerned in the prescribed time in the
state of Jammu and Kashmir", Commissioner Secretary, General
Administrative Department(GAD), Mohammad Syed said.

However, 7,474 applications are at present in the
disposal mode within the specified time limit, Syed said.

Commissioner Secretary GAD added that District
Development Commissioner Reasi has taken action and fined
Tahsildar under the Act for his failure in issuing a reserve
category certificate to an applicant within the prescribed
time limit.

Every department in the state has prepared a list of
documents to be submitted along with applications for availing
time-bound services, he said. The lists are also available on
GAD website, he added.

PTI