Meeting a long-pending demand of GVMC, the State Government has sanctioned additional posts to the civic body.
While the corporation has proposed 173 posts, the Finance Department accepted 151 and it was duly approved by the corporation i.e., the Special Officer.
The government’s orders on the basis of the corporation’s resolution and as agreed by the Finance Department were awaited, Municipal Commissioner M.V. Satyanarayana said.
Administration, Revenue, Accounts, Public Health, Engineering and Town Planning sections will get additional staff once the final government orders are given. Among the posts sanctioned are: three deputy commissioners, revenue inspectors (16), bill collectors (37), junior accounts officer (2), senior accountant (6), junior accountant (8), assistant medical officer (1), Superintendent Engineer (2), Chief City Planner (1), Deputy City Planner (4), assistant city planner (4), town planning building inspectors (13), CAD/GIS operators (6) and town surveyors (6).
Mr. Satyanarayana said the government also appointed three food security officers and orders were issued by the Commissioner of Family Welfare.
It would enable them to collect samples from hotels and other eateries and send them for testing quality.
Sanitary inspectors would assist them in the task.
Mr. Satyanarayana said some problems in the preparation of revised City Development Plan were resolved. CEPT University preparing the revised CDP would hold another round of consultations with the stake-holders, VUDA, public representatives before finalising the draft.
The Information Technology wing of the corporation would be streamlined by a team of four from AP Technology Services and another team would take care of the hardware part. Additional Commissioner (Projects) Nagendra Kumar would oversee the process.