21,530 acre of state land transferred to people fetched Rs 76.91 cr: Govt

21,530 acre of state land transferred to people fetched Rs 76.91 cr: Govt
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Jammu: Transfer of 21,530.5 acre of land to its occupants under Jammu and Kashmir State Land Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants Act, popularly known as Roshni Act, has fetched Rs 76.91 crore for the state exchequer, the Jammu and Kashmir government said.
Replying to a question of BJP MLC Vikram Randhawa in the Legislative Council, state Revenue Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri said Rs 7691.07 lakh have been generated from transfer of 1,72,244 kanals (21,530.5 acre) of land to occupants under J&K State Landvesting of Ownership to the Occupants Act, 2001.
Of these, 5,614 acre were transferred to the occupants in Jammu district for Rs 15.96 crore, followed by 442 acre to occupants in Doda district for Rs 59.49 lakh, 2,297 acre in Ramban district transferred for Rs 1.03 crore and 1,672 acre in Reasi district for Rs 29.69 lakh.
In Udhampur, 1,326 acre were transferred to the occupants for Rs 1.31 crore, followed by 1,256 acre transferred to occupants in Kishtwar district for Rs 16.26 lakh.

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