Anti-encroachment drive: Notices issued to 352 establishments in Rajouri

Jammu: Authorities Wednesday issued notices to 352 establishments within the municipal limits for removal of encroachments on roads and public spaces in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Reviewing its anti-encroachment drive and restoration of essential services and proposals for upgrading infrastructure in urban areas, Additional District Development Commissioner A S Chib and the administrator of municipal committee issued notices to 352 shops and establishments, an official spokesperson said.

He said the notices were issued after a detailed spot verification by revenue, municipal committee and works authorities.

Earlier, a team headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner A Q Mir completed the marking of encroachments in the town for widening of approach road with cooperation from owners.

DDC of Rajouri Shahid Iqbal Choudhary directed the sub-divisional administration for proper demarcation, marking of encroachments and subsequent issuing of notices.

In three separate anti-encroachment drives more than 126 structures have been removed to retrieve 310 Kanal of prime land worth Rs 70 to 80 crore in the last three months, the spokesperson said. PTI

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