GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS AND PUBLIC GRIEVANCES)
STARRED QUESTION NO. *613
TO BE ANSWERED ON 17.05.2007
Watch on Grievance Cells of Ministries, Etc.
*613 SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state :
(a) whether the Department of Public Grievances keeps a watch on the grievance cells of various Ministries, Departments and Organizations of the Central Government to ensure that the complaints received by them are promptly and correctly disposed of;
(b) if so, the procedure adopted for the purpose;
(c) whether any surprise checks have been conducted by the Department;
(d) if so, the cases of violations detected during the last three year ending 31st December, 2006, Ministry-wise and Department-wise; and
(e) the action taken against those responsible for violating orders on the subject?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS.(SHRI SURESH PACHOURI)
(a) & (b): The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances is responsible for the formulation of policy guidelines and monitoring of issues relating to redress of public grievances. Grievances are redressed in a decentralized manner by the respective Departments / Ministries.
(c): No, Sir.
(d) & (e): Do not arise.