Jaipur, August 02, 2013
Responding to the problem of stray animals, Mr. Yadav mentioned that the number of cages has been increased and serious efforts are being taken to provide relief to the citizens of Jaipur city from the problem of stray animals. CUTS study said 74% of citizens complain about the problem of stray animals.
He also informed about the appointment for 2877 positions in JMC for which process has begun. This will further help in improving the quality of services, he said. Mentioning about the current situation he said that the number of employees in JMC is five per two thousand which should be ideally four per thousand. He said that it is mistaken perception among citizens that the employees of JMC do not work.
Mr. Yadav also mentioned about several other efforts of JMC for improving the scenario. He appreciated the effort of CUTS for engaging citizens and officials and provided them platform for interactions and requested CUTS to do the similar studies and provide feedback of citizens from all wards of Jaipur, which was not covered under the present study. Finally he quoted that ‘no one gets a better governance than he or she deserves’ and made an appeal to the people that the citizens should cooperate and act like a representative of JMC in order to make the efforts of JMC a success.