Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has disposed of over 3 lakh applications by providing services within a specified time frame under Public Service Guarantee Act (PSGA) in the last five months.
Public Service Guarantee Act (PSGA) which came into effect from August 2011 in the state, fixes a time frame for issuance of various documents such as ration cards, land, power and water supply related documents by departments concerned in the state.
"From August to December 2011 as many as 3,60,576 applications have been disposed of by way of provision of PSGA services to the concerned in the prescribed time in the state of Jammu and Kashmir", Commissioner Secretary, General Administrative Department(GAD), Mohammad Syed said.
However, 7,474 applications are at present in the disposal mode within the specified time limit, Syed said.
Commissioner Secretary GAD added that District Development Commissioner Reasi has taken action and fined Tahsildar under the Act for his failure in issuing a reserve category certificate to an applicant within the prescribed time limit.
Every department in the state has prepared a list of documents to be submitted along with applications for availing time-bound services, he said. The lists are also available on GAD website, he added.