BANGALORE: The Sakala scheme, which guarantee delivery of services within stipulated time, is expected to go global. Neighboring Bangladesh has evinced interest in the scheme.
Law minister S Suresh Kumar said the Sakala mission officials from the state have been invited to impart resources by Bangladesh government. “The scheme has reached a milestone with crossing one crore applications, since its launch. Total number of applications received till September were 1.14 crore and disposal rate is 1.09 crore during same month,” Kumar told reporters on Tuesday.
The minister said the scheme was launched six month ago and has witnessed a higher disposal number of applications than the receipts.
On the performance of the Sakala, Kumar said Chitradurga is ranked first followed by Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada. “The rate of disbursal of applications is 98.99%. Only 109 petitions were received by the Sakala mission from the citizens complaining delay in the delivery of services,” he said.
Kumar said the growing popularity of the scheme has made the state government to include 114 more services taking total number of services available under the scheme to 265.
Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), Karnataka Slum Clearance Board, Karnatka Housing Board, commerce and industries department, and BBMP will be rought under the scheme from November 1.
(Times of India Report)