Everyday we are flooded with reports through the media that the Chief Secretary has taken notice of this or that issue.
Chief Secretary has taken notice of shortage of wheat!
Chief Secretary takes notice of non-payment of pensions on time!
Chief Secretary has taken notice of the load shedding in the city of Gilgit
Chief Secretary takes strong notice of complaints of corruption in different departments
Chief Secretary has taken notice of the bad condition of roads in the city
Chief Secretary has taken notice of the shortage of medicines
Chief Secretary has been taken notice of absence of doctors
Chief secretary has taken strong notice of shortage of medicines
The question is, what happens after the notice has been taken? How many notice-taking actions are followed up by real action on the ground and how many issues have been resolved after the much trumpeted notice-has-been-taken mantra?
Why are so many issues still remaining despite of this oft repeated mantra of “notice-has-been-taken”?