A member of Hanuma SHG in Kapavaram village in Pamarru mandal waited patiently to pour out her grievance at Prajavani here on Monday.
With a hope to get justice, Chilukuri Devanamma came along with her father-in-law, to tell the district Collector that the members of the group, she was part of, were sanctioned a loan of Rs.30,000 each, but she was not given.
A group of women from Gujarati sangham and members of Vaaghri Old Cloth Vendors Welfare Association, Vijayawada, told The Hindu that they met the Collector and urged him to sanction houses for them in Jakkampudi Housing Colony in the city.
People from different villages thronged the Collectorate to submit representations during the ‘Prajavani' programme.
Complaints related to land disputes, requesting for adangal copies, loans for Self-Help Groups (SHGs), house sites, drinking water, allotment of houses under Indiramma Housing Scheme and other grievances were received. Totally 86,677 petitions were received since July, 2010 of which 75,028 were resolved, said the officials.
Collector S.A.M. Rizvi, Joint Collector Gaurav Uppal, and District Revenue Officer L. Vijay Chander interacted with the petitioners to know about their problems.
Serpentine queues were seen at the Collector's office since morning. Officers from Revenue, Agriculture, Housing Corporation, Women Development and Child Welfare, Animal Husbandry, AP Transco, DRDA, SC, BC and ST Welfare, Medical and Health, Public Health, Panchayat Raj and other departments were present.
The staff receive the petitions in ‘Prajavani' section and the petitioner was given acknowledgement with the complaint number, deadline to solve the problem and other details.
The details are entered online referring to the department concerned.
The department officials will send the ‘action taken report' or the reasons for pendency within 15 days to the Prajavani section.
Keywords: Prajavani programme