Use of technology to distribute forest right pattas example for other states
Chief secretary gives special presentation
Bhopal, September 8, 2015 (Ataullah Faizan): Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi while lauding use of technology to distribute forest right pattas in Madhya Pradesh urged other states to replicate this. The Prime Minister was addressing Chief Secretaries and departmental secretaries of all states at a national convention on the subject of use and promotion of space technology-based means ingovernance and development in New Delhi today. Chief Secretary Mr. Anthony de Sa made a presentation in this regard.. Only Mr. de Sa among all the chief secretaries gave a presentation on the subject.
He dwelt in detail on use of technology in five sectors in Madhya Pradesh. Along with distribution of forest right pattas, he informed about fire alert system for forest, inter-departmental coordination for organizing Simhastha, scheme and implementation of rural roads, watershed area development and use of technology in delimitation of wards of Nagar Panchayats and Nagar Palikas. Prime Minister Mr. Modi in his 45-minute address, lauded Madhya Pradesh. He praised presentation of the Chief Secretary and urged secretariats of all Central departments to replicate this. Chief Sectaries of all states, several higher officers of Central government and senior scientists attended the programme. Chief Secretary Mr. de Sa was also entrusted responsibility of coordinating one of the nine groups. About 1600 represeantives took part in the convention.