Allahabad: Conducting an assessment of infrastructure and facilities in the ongoing Maha Kumbh mela, Chief Secretary Javed Usmani condemned the slow progress in service delivery.

Following several complaints of unavailability of hospitals, unavailability of water in toilets and lack of roads in several areas, Usmani had conducted a surprise check in the Mela area.

Usmani expressed wrath over the poor arrangement and service delivery by the Jal Nigam and the Health department during a preparedness review meeting on Wednesday and served ultimatum to the concerned officials to improvise the facilities at the earliest.

He further directed the sector magistrates to conduct preparedness review meeting on daily basis and address the issues with immediate effect.

Hinting at stern actions, the Chief Secretary warned the concerned officials of adopting any lackadaisical approach further.


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