Wednesday, April 4, 2012

VC JDA DC Jammu detect encroachments on Govt land

Jammu Development Authority (JDA) vice chairperson Sarita Chouhan and Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today visited various areas of Jammu tehsil along with a team of senior officers to take stock of illegal encroachments on public land including State and JDA land.

During their joint tour, the DC Jammu and the VC JDA retrieved 220 kanals of state land in Bhalwal area. Entry of the land was expunged from the Government record.

The team also detected some encroachments at Bhalwal, Gharota, Majeen, Ragoora and adjoining areas of Jammu.

During the visit of Majeen and Ragoora, the VC JDA and the DC Jammu observed constructions on JDA land. The VC directed the concerned officers to initiate action against the land grabbers.

Preliminary enquiry revealed that illegal sale and purchase was taking place in such areas.

According to official sources, public land had been illegally encroached upon by Ghulam Mohammad and Bashir Ahmad at Majeen and Ragoora areas.

In Bhalwal and adjoining areas, the land had been encroached upon by Sukhdev Singh, Kaku, Babu Singh, Darshan Singh, Bhagwan Singh and Krishan Singh.

The VC JDA and the DC Jammu directed the officers to take necessary action against all persons found involved in encroachments. They decided to punish the officers and officials found involved in encouraging the menace of encroachment.

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