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Capital City Grievance Redressal Cell: 80 Executives deputed

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DC Srinagar chairs workshop cum training session

SRINAGAR : District Administration, Srinagar in collaboration with Srinagar Smart City Ltd organised first session of capacity building training for departmental executives deputed to the upcoming state-of-the-art Public Grievance Redressal Cell.

Deputy Commissioner (Chief Executive Officer, SSCL), Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary delivered the introductory address and chaired the proceedings of the training cum capacity building workshop. Technical presentation was made by DIO-NIC Srinagar Mujtaba Bandey. Senior officials from District administration and Srinagar Smart City Ltd were also present.

In tune with revamping of Lt Governor’s Grievance Redressal Cell, District Srinagar, one of the three districts selected in Phase-I of the project, has initiated a series of measures for real-time and effective redressal of public grievances in the district with focus on qualitative disposal of complaints related to civic services.

The Capital City Grievance Redressal Cell coming up as a joint initiative of District Administration, and Srinagar Smart City will receive the complaints / grievances through various modes including IVRS Call Centre, Awaz-e-Awam Portal, email, Web App, hard copies through post or otherwise, and also issued shared on social media. The existing IVRS call centre established by the administration in April 2020 is being upgraded to increase the capacities and response.

All the departments have deputed two executives for the Grievance Redressal Cell, who will act as a bridge between the departments and the public through the technology driven centre. More than 80 officials having efficiency in communication skills, expertise in departmental roles and public service delivery system have been nominated from various organisations across the district.

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