Assam Cabinet Meeting: Land Transfer in Tribal Belts in Kamrup & Kamrup (M) District Simplified
DCs of Kamrup (M) and Kamrup to grant permission for the transfer of land in Protected Belts/Blocks without prior approval of the state govt.
GUWAHATI: In the weekly Assam Cabinet meeting held under the leadership of Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, the government took several key decisions.
Further, some major decisions include- the conversion of Allotment Certificates to Periodic Pattas in rural areas, simplifying land transfer in tribal belts/blocks in Kamrup and Kamrup (M) districts, among others.
Periodic Patta in rural areas
> Approval to the conversion of Allotment Certificate to Periodic Patta in rural areas within 3 years of allotment
> Cases of conversion that haven't completed the mandate period of years for receiving periodic patta to be included under Mission Basundhara, subject to the condition that the land allotted hasn't been transferred and used only for the purpose it was allotted for
> This relaxation period for conversion from Allotment Certificate to Periodic Patta shall apply to Mission Basundhara period only.
Simplifying land transfer
> DCs of Kamrup (M) and Kamrup to grant permission for the transfer of land in Protected Belts/Blocks without prior approval of the Govt
> Para 17.5 of Land Policy, 2019 to be removed for greater public interest and expeditious disposal of land transfer permission proposals in Protected Belts/Blocks in Kamrup (M) and Kamrup
Assistance to Priests & Namghorias
> One-time grant of 15,000 to Priests and Namghorias. Online portal to be opened for registration, whose details to be advertised later
Food security for migrant workers
> Approval to Assam Migrant Workers' Food Security Scheme to provide dry ration to COVID-affected migrant workers
> District administrations to distribute dry ration based on data of migrant workers available one-SHRAM Portal and other available resources
Safeguarding Industrial Employees & Employers
> Assam Industrial Relations Rules, 2021 approved in order to safeguard the rights of employers & employees, paving the way for industrial progress and ensuring industrial peace and harmony
> MBBS/BDS seats reserved for Tea Garden communities proportionately divided between Brahmaputra Valley & Barak Valley
For Brahmaputra Valley 18 MBBS seats and 2 BOS seats while for Barak Valley 6 MBBS seats and 1 BOS seat.
Candidates who couldn't produce an EWS certificate at the time of application are to be allowed to submit claims anytime till the first round of MBBS/BDS counselling when their candidature will be finalised. Similar facility extended to candidates in other reserved categories