Thursday, September 17, 2009

Three glorious tenures

Under the chairmanship of Sandeep Naik, the NMMC’s standing committee has excelled in performance
The three glorious tenures of the chairman of the standing committee of Navi Mumbai Munispal Corporation, Shri Sandeep Naik saw the fusion of inspiration, performance a and excellence. The birthday of this youthful leader who has already made his mark on the Navi Mumbai horizon with his able leadership qualities is an occasion to recall his remarkable track record.
Shri Sandeep Naik is the second son of state minister for Excise and Environment for excise and district Guardian Minister Shri Sandeep Naik, a political university personified and a social worker. Hence Shri Sandeeo Naik was blessed with those traits from his childhood itself guided by his father, who was his source of inspiration and energy; he developed His own imbibed leadership qualities.
When he was appointed the chairman of standing committee in the very first term he was elected as a corporator. Knowledgeable and senior corporators and official raised their eye- brows in concern. Soon the highly qualified and learned Shri Sandeep displayed. His capability and dispelled their fears. He has successfully borne the mantle of the chairmanship till date living the sentiments of the majority and upholding the noble principles of democracy.
Shri Sandeep Naik has time and again displayed his awareness of the citizen’s issues, emotion and concerns, in the decision taken on various issues raised in the meetings. He has taken some tough decisions too, when they were imperative.
On October 15, 2007, he ordered the administration to strict action on the illegal structures that obstructed the corporation’s development projects. In the same meeting, water shortage in the due to water distribution flaws, was discussed. He took a firm stand no compromise would be made on essentials services like water supply .He remarked that the irregular water supply. He remarked that the irregular water supply was improper when a promise of 24-hours water supply was made in the budget. He instantly ordered the administration to improve the water supply by studying the zone wise supply modus and quantum from each source.
Shri Sandeep Naik is perhaps the first chairman of the corporation who chaired the budget meeting for hours, uninterrupted and made innovative suggestions like the citizen-card and infused fresh thing of the budget
In “Sabhapati Aaplya Anganaath”
(Chairman in your compound), a unique programme, Shri Sandeep Naik took the municipal Officials to the citizens, which was well –appreciated all over the city. He personally heard and solves the problems of the citizens along with the official in every ward in the municipal area. He insisted that the official reach out the citizen instead of the citizen coming to the corporation office with their work culture. He gave relief to thousand of residents by approving the historical decision of undertaking repair work inside condominiums. He also approved the Rs. 52. Crores children’s park in Nerul. Several such constructive and significant decisions were taken under his chairman ship of the standing committee.
People’s representative should be aware of his responsibilities. Shri Sandeep Naik for tow years gave satisfying replies and solutions to queries raised by citizen on civic issues. Shri Sandeep Naik issued orders and to the administration and solved problems within specified time. If the problem could not be solved he sought detail explanation and justification and communicated the same in writing to the concerned citizen who raised the said issues. Navi Mumbaies appreciated and commented this exercise whole- Heartedly.
Sandeep Naik has proved to be chairman with decision –making ability who can take charge of the municipal administrations. He firmly believed that proper co-ordination between the municipal administration and people repersentive was very essential for the forward movement of the chariot of the development of the Navi Mumbai and hence he always tried to establish dialogue between the two successfully . He work in as much as the timly completion of the same.’ quality is a continuous process and should be continued ‘ on which Shri Sandeep pays the minutest attention.
“People representatives are trustees and not owners of public property,” the youthful leader Shri Sandeep Naik has applied thought of Mahatma Gandhi in practical life. He rarely uses the official car provided by corporation. He generally uses his personal private vehicle. With the threat of terrorist attacks looming over public places, a decision to install closed circuit cameras in Vishnudas Bhave auditorium for the curity of the audiences. Shri Sandeep Naik personally contributed Rs. 3.51 lakhs from his honorarium and Rs 1.17 Lack from his fund to install the same.
The Navi Mumbai Municipal corporation scaled several heights during the tenure of shri Sandeep Naik and Chairman till date . NMMC is the first Corporation in the country to have its own source of water supply post—independence, and the first civic body to introduce cess in lieu of octroi . it won the first frieze in the state in Sant Gadge Baba cleanliness drive in 2005-2006. NMMC also won the first Prize in the competition of water supply organized by the urban development department of the central government. The corporation was adjudged the best in the state in the implementation of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. The corporation has added several such feathers to its cap.
Shri Sandeep Naik work pattern display the ‘work Hard, Work Smart’, slogan of Wipro’s Chairman and world renowned industrialist Azim Premji.
Shri Sandeep Naik’s Personality can be rightly defined in the poetic lines penned by, India’s former president Shri A.P.J. About Kalam on ‘Youthfulness’,
‘I am youth citizen of this country Endowed with technology, knowledge and inspired with patriotism Small objectives are a crime,
I know this keeping a board view in mind, I shall sweat
I have the objective of making this country progressive.’
Times of India News

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