DC Budgam chairs revenue officers meeting


DC Budgam chairs revenue officers meeting

BUDGAM, JULY 06: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today chaired a meeting of revenue officers to discuss the various issues pertaining to updating of jamabandi, conducting of mutation camps, removing of illegal encroachments and excavation of clay.

Besides these the other issues that were discussed in the meeting include lockdown measures in the affected areas, containment procedures of COVID-19 pandemic, status of quarantine and wellness centers, status of contact tracing, sampling and lifting of symptomatic persons.

During the meeting, the DC directed all concerned Tehsildars to pace up the process of updating jamabandies and it was informed that till date out of 504 jamabandies only 150 jamabandies have been updated and it was assured that the process for updating of remaining numbers shall be taken on war footing.

The DC said that the updating of jamabandies is essential and pivotal in enabling the revenue records to be scanned and simultaneously digitized.

Regarding the issue of encroachments, the DC directed concerned Tehsildars to fix monthly targets of removing encroachments from government land of at least 300 canals, in addition they were asked to keep close eye on conversion of agriculture land for construction purposes.

On the issue of mutations, the DC urged upon the officers to conduct weekly mutation camps comprising of two to three villages together and take consultations of concerned numberdars and chowkidars in carrying out on spot mutations which will help in minimizing the pendency to a large extent.

Regarding brick kilns and sale of bricks, The DC directed concerned authorities to ensure that all brick kiln owners are adhering to instructions notified with regard to sale of bricks.

He said there are complaints of overcharging but no one is ready to register complaint for any action and despite this the district administration is on it and will ensure that writ of the administration shall prevail with authority.

The DC directed brick kiln owners to maintain a sale register and also keep record of brick loads sold and to which customer including his address.

On the occasion, the DC also reviewed the COVID-19 pandemic, containment procedures particularly since observing the rising trend in positive cases.

He said from tomorrow the administration is going to initiate some strict measures with regard to movement of people, movement of passenger and private vehicles, public gathering besides other required measures.

Mirza said every concerned shall assure that there is no laxity or leniency in imposing the lock down measures effectively as per given parameters.

The meeting among others was attended by ADC Budgam, Dr. Nasir Ahmad, all SDMs, ACR, all Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars besides other revenue officials.