New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) Around 15.7 lakh public grievances were received last year against various central government departments, Union minister Jitendra Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.Also Read - Leg Workout: Want to Have Toned Legs? Try These Killer Leg Workouts Demonstrated By Dolan Acharya

Of these, 14.98 lakh were disposed of and nearly 8.4 lakh grievances were pending, he said in a written reply. Also Read - Taliban Are Normal Civilians, Not Military Outfits: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

In 2017, around 18.66 lakh public grievances were received of which 17.7 lakh were disposed of, said Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. Also Read - SL vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, 3rd T20I: Captain, Vice-Captain, Probable Playing XIs For Sri Lanka vs India at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, 29th July, 8:00 PM IST Thursday

As many as 14.83 lakh such plaints were received by the central government on an online platform — Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) — in 2017. Of these, 12.62 lakh were resolved.

“Regular review meetings are held to monitor both disposed and pending grievances in the respective departments and also in Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India,” the minister said.

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