The first open house public meeting by Airoli MLA Sandeep Naik to sort out common issues of public received huge support from residents with 350 applications coming. During the meeting, Naik discussed 18 subjects and announced to start e-toilet in the satellite city.
While replying on various questions on health-related issues raised by residents, the MLA asked civic officials to carry out awareness programme and also informed of starting e-toilet.
MLA Naik, following the path of his father, Ganesh Naik, former guardian minister of Thane district, held the first open house public meeting at Leva Patidaar Samaj Hall in Airoli, which was packed to the capacity.
Naik started the dialogue with public to sort out administrative and its related issues at a single platform. And, the first dialogue was a success. “With such public dialogues, we get an opportunity to know the problems of the residents,” said MLA Naik.
MLA Naik directed the officials available during the meeting to sort issues of residents within seven days.
Since the meeting was held on Sunday, the officials from Mahanagar gas, Mahavitran, the police department, MIDC, the civic body and traffic department were present.
Mayor of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Sudhakar Sonawane, was also present during the meeting.
Ravindra Auti, a resident, demanded supply of piped gas supply in Diva village in Airoli. “If the fire brigade vehicles can reach in the area, why isn’t the Mahanagar Gas Ltd is planning to lay pipeline here?” asked Auti. MLA Naik asked the concerned official to take necessary permission to lay pipeline in the area.
Residents also demanded to have separate rationing office in the area as they do not get food grain as per their quota. Naik informed that civic body has already made available land for the office and assured residents that separate office will come up in Airoli.
Issues related to residents’ safety, potholes in the node, poor condition of garden, parking issues, toll at entry point of Mumbai, among others were cropped up during the first meeting.