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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today launched in Salem a special grievance redressal programme of the Tamil Nadu government, where petitions would be stored in a computer, forwarded to departments concerned and issues redressed within a month.

According to an official release, this follows his announcement made in the State Assembly.

“Under the scheme,based on orders by District Collectors, a panel comprising officials from various departments would collect petitions from people across the state. These will be stored in a computer, forwarded to respective departments in a week and issues will be resolved in a month”, said the statement.

Teams of officials from the departments of revenue, rural development, municipal administration etc., would visit all villages and the wards in urban areas on a specified date and receive petitions from the people.  

The details of these petitions would be entered in computers and will be forwarded to departments concerned within a week. Within a month’s time, these petitions will be disposed of.

Also, Ministers would personally receive petitions state wide to help address issues like laying of new roads, installation of street lights and water supply, among others.

Functions would be held state-wide in which they would present welfare schemes to the beneficiaries under the scheme.