Bangalore, Nov 12 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today said that he plans to introduce a weekly Janata Darshan programme at district level to solve the problems of the poor and the downtrodden in the state.
Addressing a first meeting of top officials after taking charge of the state said that he appreciated the Janata Darshan programme started by former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and wants it to spread at the district level.
He said he would ask the District Incharge Ministers to devote at least one day for their district and listen to the grievances of the public.
The Chief Minister said he would not like people from far away places to come to the city spending their time and money to get their problems solved and it should be solved at their districts, he said.
Seeking an active role from the officials in speeding up the completion and implementation of the budget programmes, he asked the District Deputy Commissioners not to over stay in the state capital but return on the same day to their work places on the same day.
He said that he would not tolerate any lapses on part of the officials in implementing the budget programmes and it should reach each and every poor and the needy, besides a strict implementation of the arrack ban.
He said he would convene a two-day brain storming session of officials after the formation of the cabinet to get their suggestions in providing a quality governance to the people.