Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary distributes land allotment certificates and pattas
Tezpur: Minister for Transport, Industries and Commerce, Chandra Mohan Patowary on Tuesday distributed land allotment certificates and land pattas among 830 beneficiaries of Sonitpur district at a ceremonial function held at the District Library auditorium in Tezpur on Tuesday.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Manvendra Pratap Singh, MLA Tezpur Brindabon Goswami, Additional Deputy Commissioner Parag Kakaty, and other senior district administration officials.
Delivering the welcome address, Deputy Commissioner Manvendra Pratap Singh said the Sonitpur district administration was making all out efforts to give land pattas to around 3,000 beneficiaries before March 31, 2020, as directed by the Chief Minister of Assam.
Speaking at the function, minister Chandra Mohan Patowary hailed the steps initiated by the present State Government to give land rights to the landless people of the State and thanked Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for taking special interest in preserving the rights of the indigenous people. Minister Patowary said similar programmes which had been held all across the State reiterated the present State Government’s commitment to ensure land rights of the indigenous people of the State and that a total of one lakh people would be allotted land pattas in the State before the end of this financial year which would include landless people from all communities, including Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Tea and ex-tea tribes. He also spoke about the government’s commitment to bring about all-around development in the State by elaborating on the various steps taken to improve the transport and communication infrastructure in the State.
MLA Tezpur Brindabon Goswami, while welcoming the efforts of the government, said that handing land rights to landless people would go a long way in successfully implementing various welfare schemes of the government. Additional Deputy Commissioner Parag Kakaty gave a brief overview of the number of beneficiaries to be benefitted by the scheme.
The programme was conducted by Circle Officer Thelamara Lakshyajyoti Das where land pattas and allotment certificates were ceremonially handed over to 10 persons, two from each revenue circle, along with distribution of GR to families affected in the floods this year. A total of 672 beneficiaries received land allotment certificates, while 158 beneficiaries received periodic khiraj patta in this phase, while a total of 3,272 flood-affected people received a GR amount of Rs 3,800 each.
MORIGAON: Pijush Hazarika, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, on Wednesday distributed periodic patta to 418 beneficiaries ceremonially at Morigaon Bihutoli. Deputy Commissioner Rituraj Bora also attended the land patta distribution programme. The beneficiaries from the five revenue circles like Morigaon, Mayong, Bhuragaon, Mikirbheta and Laharighat received land pattas from the district administration. The land pattas were distributed to SC, ST, OBC/MOBC, Ex-Tea/Tea Garden and general beneficiaries.