Over 92 acres of forest land retrieved in Chenab Valley

Jammu: The State Forest department has retrieved over 92 acres of forest land from encroachers in three districts of Chenab Valley.

The land has been retrieved in Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban districts yesterday, an official spokesman said today.

The spokesman said that several structures that had been erected on the encroached land were also dismantled during the anti-encroachment drive.

He said cases were registered under the J&K Forest Act against those who had encroached upon the forest land.

The anti-encroachment drive will continue and the people have been advise to cooperate with the forest department and other concerned departments in retrieving the encroached land, the spokesman said. (PTI)