Thane: Chief Minister Devnendra Fadnavis here said he has not become the chief minister to sit on files but for speedy execution of works.
"I have not become chief minister to sit on files like those in the previous government but to clear them speedily," Fadnavis said presiding over 'Agri Mahotsav' held at Dombivili here on Monday.
This was Fadnavis's first visit to Thane after he took charge of the office last month.
"The previous government has left a lot of work for me which I am expected to clear. CM office receives on an average 300 files and 2,000 memorandum from citizens across the state. Most of the files are cleared on the same day and which need opinion, are sent to departments concerned," he said.
Fadnavis also paid rich tributes to people of Koli and Agri community (into fishing and agriculture) and said that their contribution towards the development of the state was noteworthy.
He said that the Koli-Agri community should be preserved and their culture should promoted.
Referring to demands of people for both communities, Fadnavis said that he will soon take a decision and resolve the long pending issues of the citizens.
Issues pertaining to the Koli-Agri community like plot for reserved for education institutes, waste disposal facility, better health facility etc were put before the chief minister.
Fadnavis said that issues will be taken up and resolved within one month.