Ministry plans to introduce more ‘Houses of Justice’
-over 600 persons served since launch
The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that its Houses of Justice have served over 600 citizens since it was launched in regions Two and Three late last year and plans are in train to expand the service to other regions.
According to a Government Information Agency (GINA) press release, Houses of Justice are multi-agency service centres geared to address pressing social needs at the community level. The project was initiated as part of the Community Action Component of the Government of Guyana and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) funded Citizen Security Programme (CSP), aimed at ensuring that citizens are provided with services to assist in the elimination of social tensions, GINA said.
Minister Clement Rohee also said that the Houses of Justice Project provides basic social services to communities that otherwise would have had to travel to the city to access them. Issues linked to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), birth certificates and the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Inc. are the most frequently queried, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.