New Delhi, Aug 4 (UNI) Delhi Government has constituted a Public Grievance Commission for Cooperative Group Housing Societies in the Capital-city.
The Commission, which became functional today with the joining of two members -- Mr S P Marwah, IAS (Retd.) and Mr I A Siddiqui, former Member Public Grievance Commission, Delhi Government -- is functioning from the Office of Registrar, Cooperative Societies at Parliament Street, New Delhi.
It has been constituted at the initiative of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as she was approached by a number of member of the CGHS to intervene in the redressal of grievances related to their housing societies.
Ms Dikshit exuded confidence that new Commission would be able to provide relief to the members, who have been facing hardships due to certain procedural wrangles.
Of the two who joined today as members of the commission, Mr S P Marwah is a retired IAS officer, who was served on different senior positions in the Government including.
State Election Commissioner, Delhi and Chandigarh.
He also served as Director, Cooperative Group Housing Societies at the time of allotment of land to about 400 Group Housing Societies in Rohini, Mayur Vihar, Patparganj, Geeta Colony, CBD Shahdara, Rohtak Road and Pitampura and is also well aware about the concept and modus operandi of the CGHS. His rich experience would go a long way in redressing the grievances of cooperative group housing societies.
Mr I A Siddiqui is a former member, Public Grievance Commission, in the Delhi Government. He has a sound knowledge of redressal mechanism and is a veteran trade union leader and a social worker.
He joined Government service in 1963. After superannuation, Mr Siddiqui has been associated mainly with number of Government Employees' Organisations and is editing a monthly magazine titled 'Karmchari Ki Awaz'.
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