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New look State quarters

Salaseini Vosamana
Saturday, September 29, 2012

SOME government quarters in Vanua Levu will soon look new following renovation works carried out by the Department of Works.

The department has been tasked to maintain and renovate 10 quarters this year and so far, it has fully upgraded the Agriculture Office in Savusavu.

Divisional engineer works northern Isikeli Raratabu said government had allocated different funding assistance for the completion of such works.

"Six of the quarters fall under group maintenance and four under special maintenance with different renovation costs," Mr Raratabu said. "This is one of the major projects we are undertaking this year and we aim to complete it so that the people are well-aware about the progress of our work."

The proposed work would include the renovation of the Dreketi research station, Seaqaqa research station, Vunikoka water and sewerage relining project in Savusavu and Labasa Town to name a few.

Mr Raratabu said the department had also introduced a strategy where they will meet twice a year with relevant stakeholders to ways of improving their services.

"Such consultative meetings allow the stakeholders to give their critiques on our service as we discuss areas that need more improvement," he said.

"The meeting is a totally new concept where we discuss about quality assurance, competency and qualification of workers, customer feedback mechanism and cost of service."





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