Div Com for expediting land cases involving army

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Shantmanu Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting of Army and revenue authorities to review the disposal of land requisition and acquisition cases involving forces in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts. The meeting was convened as a follow-up of the recently held Civil-Military Liaison conference.

GOC 26 Infantry Jammu, District Development Commissioners of Jammu, Samba and Kathua, ACRs Jammu, Samba and Kathua and senior officers of Army were present.

In the meeting, the cases of land requisition and acquisition were reviewed by the Divisional Commissioner and threadbare discussions were held on each land requisition and acquisition case. Various issues pertaining to Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts were discussed threadbare with Army officers which mainly included mutation of ex-state forces land, acquisition of land at Ramkot for ammunition camp, extension of Jammu airport, extension of Hiranagar field firing range and encroachments at different places in Jammu, Samba and Kathua.

Divisional Commissioner informed that all the land requisition and land acquisition cases will be cleared in a time bound and well coordinated manner, adding that he will be closely monitoring the progress in this regard.