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Nearly 1000 kanal land transfer: Div Com Kashmir reviews cases

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Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Monday chaired a meeting of concerned officials here to settle land transfer cases of Srinagar district pertaining to government departments.

During the meeting threadbare deliberations were held regarding various issues including transfer of State land measuring 796 kanals and 9 marlas within 200 meters periphery of Dal Lake.

 

The transfers of land measuring 125.5 kanals at Khonmoh, Panthachowk and 60 Kanals at Sempora Srinagar in favour of Industries and Commerce Department for establishment of Industrial Estate besides matter related to construction of Degree College at Allochibagh Srinagar were also discussed in the meeting.

On the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner directed the revenue authorities to sort out all the land transfer issues and ensure a demarcation process within 15 days, followed by handover and takeover by the concerned departments.

He also stressed for removal of encroachments on state land so that it is utilized for the purpose.

The Div Com also called upon all the officers present in the meeting to ensure that their departmental land and assets are properly registered and entered in revenue records.

He further asked the concerned to take all required measures into consideration as per law while transferring state land to government departments by taking quantum of land and type of land in consideration besides stressed for timely completion of the process.

Among others, the meeting was attended by the Director Industries, Chief Engineer Transmission, Joint Commissioner SMC, Joint Director Horticulture, Joint Director Tourism, Chief Town Planner, ADC, Srinagar besides officers of Agriculture, UEED, LAWDA and other departments.