Udupi: Udupi district has bagged the first place in the entire state for the month of July this year with respect to quick disposal of applications received under various government services covered by Sakala scheme.
Speaking at a meeting held in this regard on Tuesday August 4, Additional Deputy Commissioner of the district, Sadashiva Prabhu, requested the officials to continue the work and perform well in the coming days and also see that the district stays at top under Sakala scheme.
He said that the Sakala is an important concept under which services are provided to the needy in a time bound manner. “For 1,112 services covered by the government departments relating to 101 different departments, people can make use of the scheme by filing application in the prescribed format,” he explained.
Prabhu said that in July, 59,237 applications were received in various departments out of which 52,511 were upheld and 1,094 were rejected. “Sakala scheme came into being in Karnataka in 2011. So far, 6.53 crore applications were received under the scheme, out of which 5.98 crore were approved and 45.02 lakh were rejected,” he added.
He also said that as far as this district is concerned, 14.15 lakh applications were received and 13.58 lakh among them were upheld and 42,194 were rejected.