The Administrative Council in Jammu and Kashmir chaired by the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha approved the transfer of state land for various purposes including 65.5 acres of land transferred in favor of the CRPF
The Administrative Council met on Thursday and approved the proposal of the Revenue Department to transfer various parcels of land for public purposes.
The approval was given to transfer of 524 kanal 11 marla of land in favour of CRPF for establishing battalion camping sites at eight villages of Anantnag, Shopian and Pulwama districts of southern Kashmir, including Jummo village in Pahalgam tehsil. According to the spokesperson of J&K administration, the land will be transferred against the payment as per the Stamp Duty Rates notified for the year 2021. “It will provide for safe and proper accommodation to CRPF personnel and their families,” the spokesperson said.
The Administrative Council also approved the transfer of land measuring 20 kanal in favour of the Police Department for construction of SDPO Office /Police Station Litter in Pulwama district.
The sanction was also accorded to the transfer of 15.25 acres of land at Kupwara, Baramulla and Budgam districts in Kashmir division in favour of department of disaster management relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction for construction of 1-BHK tenements for Kashmiri migrant employees appointed under the PM’s Development Package.
The advisors to the J&K LG, Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, chief secretary of J&K, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta and Principal Secretary to the J&K LG, Nitishwar Kumar attended the meeting.