DC Srinagar chairs Revenue meeting

Srinagar: To review the functioning of Revenue Department and to ensure efficient and prompt public service delivery in the district, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Thursday chaired a meeting of the Revenue Department in the Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex, here.

The meeting held threadbare deliberations on various Revenue related matters including removal of encroachments on Kahcharai and State Land, writing of Jamabandies, recovery fee, progress under DILRMP/SVAMITVA/ULPIN preparation  of digitization, redressal of grievances, evacuee properties details, digitization of Geo-tagging of Waqaf Board and Waqaf Council.

On the occasion, the DC was given a detailed account of the different Revenue related matters of the district. He was informed that total 2000 kanals of state land has been retrieved  so far and the eviction process is going on to retrieve the rest of state land from illegal possession.

Similarly, 2150 kanals of Kahcharai land has been retrieved during various anti-encroachment drives conducted by different Revenue teams.

While reviewing the progress of Jamabandies, the DC was informed that  the Jamabandies of all 137 villages of Srinagar district have been updated by the concerned Tehsildars and submitted to the Regional Director Survey Land Records for digitization, out of 137 Girdawaries 87 have been prepared while remaining 50 Girdawaries are yet to be written.

With regard to progress achieved under Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP), the meeting was informed that 2878648 Revenue documents have been scanned out of which 2294892 have been approved, similarly 1605 Masavies have also been scanned and approved  while 610 Masavies have also been digitized so far.

The DC was also given the latest update about the status of redressal of online/offline Grievances particularly about Migrant properties.

Speaking on the occasion, the DC said updation of Revenue record is a core work of Revenue department and is also a basic requirement of every household for which coordinated team work is key to achieve set targets in a time bound manner.

He said performance of Revenue Officers will be strictly monitored on the parameters of updataion of Revenue records and purification of records preceding digitisation.

He asked the Tehsildars to further improve public service delivery system at their respective Tehsil Offices and monitor each chunk of land in their respective Tehsils. He also asked them to activate their field staff to keep proper check and vigil on any kind of encroachments in respective jurisdiction.

The DC further directed them to launch a massive anti-encroachment drives in all Tehsils of the district to retrieve all State/ Kahcharai land from the land grabbers.

He asked all the Tehsildars to ensure quality disposal of all online/offline Grievances particularly about Migrant properties in a time bound manner.

He also asked the concerned authorities to immediately submit a DPR regarding fencing for retrieved land to ensure it is not encroached again. He also directed to place signages on retrieved land displaying details including quantum of land.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Hanief Balkhi; SDM West, Akshay Labroo; SDM East, Owais Mushtaq; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Raies Ahmad; all Tehsildars and other concerned were present in the meeting—(KNO)

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