Dibrugarh: A meeting to discuss issues related to land revenue was held in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Dibrugarh on Wednesday.
The meeting, which was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha, discussed and reviewed various issues related to land revenue such as allotment of land pattas to landless indigenous people, collection of land revenue, mutation, partition, conversion, reclassification, and settlement of land.
Reviewing the pendency status of cases of mutation, partition, conversion, and reclassification of land at circle level, Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha directed circle officers to take steps towards early disposal of cases and minimize the pendency percentage within 10 days. He also directed circle officers to strictly monitor all windows, which were at direct public interface, in order to prevent activities that might result in public inconvenience or harassment.
Circle officers were also directed to keep strict vigil to stop any activity of illegal encroachment of roadside reserved lands and directions were also given to collect reports on the status of such lands from lot mandals and gaon burhas on regular basis. Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajib Thapa also directed the COs to reactivate Village Land Management and Conservation Committees to prevent all kinds of encroachment within their jurisdiction.
Moreover, circle officers were asked to prepare a list of brick kilns under their jurisdiction and to check the status of land documents available with them and updates of the royalty to be paid to the government. In the meeting, circle officers were also asked to work on the land Patta proposals that are to be distributed among the landless indigenous people of the district. The meeting was also attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Susanta Kumar Dutta and Election Officer Runav Ramchiary among others.