Help The Kashmir Monitor sustain so that we continue to be editorially independent. Remember, your contributions, however small they may be, matter to us.

Ensure justice through timely delivery of services: Veeri to Revenue Officers

veeri 2

RAJOURI, APRIL 09: Minister for Revenue, Haj & Auqaf and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today asked the Officers/Officials of Revenue Department to widen their role and perform dutieswith an objective to provide justice to the people. He said your actions must lead you in making a positive contribution towards the society.
The Minister said this while chairing the Revenue Conference of Poonch and Rajouri districts, here today.
The conference was also attended by MLA Rajouri, Ch Qamar Hussain.
Financial Commissioner Revenue, Lokesh Jha, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Hemant Sharma, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Mohamad Aijaz, Custodian Jammu, Mushtaq Ahmad Malik, Special Officer Auqaf, Raj Mohammed, ADCs, ACRs, SDM’s, Tehsildars and other Revenue officials of both the district attended the conference.
During the conference, the DCs of both the districts gave brief overview of the functioning of Revenue Department and apprised the Minister about the performance of Revenue department in providing revenue related services to the people and efforts taken to improve its functioning.
The conference was apprized district wise about the status of Jamabandi, attestation of mutations, progress on eviction of encroach state land,  progress under digitization of land record project, status of land acquisition cases, rescue, evacuation of border residents during cross border firing, relief & rehabilitation measures for CBF victims, status of SRO 43 cases, public grievance redressal mechanism, details of special revenue camps organized to deliver services to people, status of issuance of PRCs & other certificates, status of revenue court cases and details of DPCsconducted in the district.
DC Rajouri, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary requested the Minister to award revenue employees those who have done excellent job while evacuating people during cross border firing and for their efforts in retrieving the encroached state land.
Addressing the Revenue officers, the Minister stressed on timely delivery of service to the people. “Do not let the people move from one office to other for redressal of their issues or getting revenue related services,” he said adding that they should be provided justice in time bound manner.
While discussing the efforts of the department to retrieve the encroached state land, the Minister directed the officers to conduct field visit regularly and to maintain the land record on real time basis.
To make the presence of the department among the people, the Minister stressed for visiting on ground before doing intekal/girdawari to ensure its authenticity on ground. He said by doing this exercise, you will be able to resolve the peoples issue there only.
With regard to the status of disposal of revenue cases, the Minister said that all such cases need focused attention so that are dispose of in timely manner and justice is delivered to people.
Reviewing the progress of digitization of land records under Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) in both the districts, the Minister sought the details of the projects form Regional Director, Survey & Land Records. He was asked to speed up the process so that be completed in time.
Veeri also asked DCs to review the progress under DILRMP on monthly basis to further give push to the entire process.
The Minister also reviewed the progress of Land Acquisition Cases in the districts and was informed about the status with amount received and disbursed to the land owners as compensation. He asked the DCs not to delay the disbursal process and to provide payment to the people as soon they received form the indenting department.