Div Com Jammu asks DCs to furnish details of Roshni Act land, finalized stamp duty rates

Also directs DCs to expunge entries of other encroached state land in revenue records

Jammu, Nov 17: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today asked the Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division to cancel all the mutations of land transferred under Roshni Act in the districts and submit the details to his office.

He passed these directions while chairing a video conference meeting with the Deputy Commissioners of the division convened in this regard.

The DCs informed about the progress made in the process of cancellation of mutations and assured early completion and furnishing of the details of the same.

The Divisional Commissioner also asked the DCs to share details of other state land encroached in their respective districts. He directed them to expunge all entries of illegally encroached state land from the revenue record. He also reviewed the progress on finalization of stamp duty rates of immovable property in the districts. It was informed that in some districts the stamp duty rates have been finalized, while the process is on to finalise the revised stamp duty rates in other districts.

The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Central, Kulbushan Khajuria and other concerned, while Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division attended the meeting through video conferencing.

Later, in another meeting, the Divisional Commissioner reviewed the progress on establishment of biotechnology parks at Ghatti, Kathua and Mantalai on Sudhmahadev Road.

The concerned officers apprised the Div Com about the present status of work on both the projects. It was informed that the work is in progress with adequate workforce. The Div Com asked the concerned officers to expedite the progress of work on Biotechnology parks.

Meanwhile, the Divisional Commissioner discussed issues related to transport sector in a joint meeting of officers of Transport department and representatives of Transport Union (s).

The meeting was attended by Regional Director Pollution Control Board, Transport Commissioner J&K, ADC Jammu, RTO Jammu and other concerned officers, besides the representatives of Transport union.

The meeting held threadbare discussions on various important issues, while the representatives of Transport union also submitted memorandum of demands seeking redress of the same.

The major issues which were discussed in the meeting included renewal of driving licence, retrofitting Emission Control devices and other important issues.