High-Level Committee Formed to Investigate Revenue Papers of Land Acquisition in Digiana (Industrial Estate)

The government has sanctioned the formation of a High-Level Committee to address concerns regarding the revenue papers of land acquisition in Digiana (Industrial Estate) and to verify the availability of revenue records.

The committee, comprising eminent individuals from various departments, has been tasked with investigating the matter thoroughly and providing recommendations for further action. The members of the committee include:

  1. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu
  2. Deputy Commissioner, Jammu
  3. Managing Director, J&K SIDCO/SICOP
  4. Director, Industries & Commerce, Jammu
  5. General Manager, District Industries Centre, Jammu
  6. Representative from the Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs (not below the rank of Additional Secretary)
  7. Any other member to be co-opted by the Committee, as may be required.

The Terms of Reference for the committee have been outlined, with a focus on scrutinizing the revenue papers of land acquisition and verifying the availability of relevant records from the archives.

The committee will submit its findings and recommendations to the government, which will then determine the appropriate course of action.

This move reflects the government’s commitment to transparency and accountability in matters related to land acquisition and revenue records. It is expected that the committee’s investigation will shed light on any discrepancies and pave the way for corrective measures to be implemented.

The Chairman of the committee, Principal Secretary to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, J&K, has expressed confidence in the committee’s ability to fulfill its mandate effectively and in a timely manner.