Bandipora : The Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Sumbal, Amir Choudhary on Friday convened a meeting of tehsil level anti-encroachment teams to discuss the progress of anti-encroachment drives.
The meeting discussed threadbare various measures to be employed to ensure removal of encroachments before the stipulated time. Achieving daily targets given to all Tehsils was also discussed threadbare.
The SDM asked the concerned teams to involve DDCs, BDCs, PRIs and locals in anti-encroachment drives to retrieve the land and protect it from land grabbers.
He asked the concerned to ensure that land is not encroached again as the land retrieved is meant for developmental projects. Choudhary said that the recovered land is handed over to different departments as per feasibility so that these lands are not encroached again.
The meeting was attended by Tehsildar Sumbal, SDPO Sumbal, Tehisildar Hajin, EO Municipality, BDO Sumbal/ Naidkhai, BDO Hajin/ Ganastan, SHO Sumbal and Hajin, AEE R&B besides other concerned officials.