DC chairs revenue officers meeting, assesses delivery under PSGA

Udhampur: In order to review the progress of revenue department, Deputy Commissioner, Ravinder Kumar chaired a meeting of  revenue officers and field functionaries, here today.

Assistant Commissioner (Revenue), Subash Dogra, SDM Dudu, Baseer-Ul Haq, SDM Ramnagar, Farrukh Qazi, SDM Basant Garh, Attar Chand, Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars and other district officers attended the meeting.

Threadbare discussions were held on jamabandies, attestation of mutations, inspection of revenue records, expunging entries of illegal occupants in respect of Kahcharai land, state and common land, removal of illegal encroachments, inspection of fard-  intakhab register, submission of recovery statements, besides progress on latha and maintenance of various registers at patwar level.

The Deputy Commissioner directed revenue officers to prioritize the work of jamabandhi strictly in conformity with the instructions.

Stressing for keeping close check on encroachments in areas under their respective jurisdiction and strengthening the anti encroachment mechanism to retrieve encroached state, common and kahchrai land, DC impressed upon revenue officers to keep a strict vigil on conversion of agriculture land to non-agricultural purposes. Similarly emphasis was laid on conserving water bodies besides restricting their conversion to other use.

Status of PSGA, Digitisation of Revenue records, land Acquisition Cases and furnishing of awards for fixation of rates, revenue papers pertaining to PMGSY and major projects were also discussed in detail.

The DC also reviewed the status of applications received under PSGA in the district along with their disposal rate and exhorted upon the officers to ensure timely disposal of applications and submission of information under PSGA.

He also directed Tehsildars to speed up the process of land acquisition in consultation with all the stakeholders so that best location can be identified for major developmental projects and work on these projects can be started at the earliest besides completing mutation of major developmental projects under PMGSY and other schemes. He further instructed follow ups on sub judice matters so that bottle necks hampering the pace of projects can be dealt with.

DC also issued instructions to the officers to update their revenue record village register besides strict instructions were given to achieve set targets. He called for conducting frequent citizen meetings in their respective jurisdiction to get appropriate feedback regarding various problems being faced by the people.

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