DC Jmu directs removal of encroachments from State land

JAMMU: Deputy Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar Friday directed officials to evacuate State land from the encroachers and asked them to fence the evacuated land. He said that encroachment is a serious issue and asked for report on regular basis.
He stated this while chairing a meet to review Digital India Land Record Modernization Programme and Demarcation of JDA Land in Jammu District here today.
Preparation of Jamabandies, digitization of revenue records, demarcation of JDA land, its verification, evacuation of encroached land, setting up of control rooms, vigilant teams, disposal of complaints through Governor’s Grievance Cell and progress of construction of bunkers in border areas were among the major issues discussed in the meeting.
It was informed that, out of 63,781 Kanal 8 Marla JDA land in 83 villages of Jammu district 40,043 Kanal 6 Marla land has been demarcated and handed over to JDA. It was further informed that demarcation of 23,783 Kanal 2 Marla JDA land will be completed soon and handed over to JDA.
Kumar also reviewed preparation of Jamabandies and asked the officers to complete it on priority basis besides holding regular meetings to review the progress in this regard.
He said that preservation of precious revenue records of the State is an important task and its digitization should be completed without any flaw.
ADC Jammu Dr Tahir Firdous, ACR Jammu Chander Prakash, Director Land Management JDA Sanjay Gupta, SDM North Satish Sharma, SDM Chouki Choura Chand Kishore, SDM RS Pura Jagdish Singh, SDM Marh Tariq Naik, SDM Khour Anil Thakur, SDM Akhnoor Gopal Singh and all tehsildars of Territorial and JDA were mpresent in the meeting.