J&K Govt forms committee for addressing litigation regarding encroachment of State land

Srinagar: Constitution of District Level Standing Committee(s) for addressing litigation regarding encroachment of State/Departmental land.

Sanction is hereby accorded to constitution of the District Level Standing Committee, comprising the following, for each district for dealing with court matters involving encroachment of State/Departmental land:-

  • Deputy Commissioner (concerned) | Chairperson
  • Superintendent of Police | Member
  • Representative of the concerned Department | Member
  • Representative of Director Litigation | Member

Terms of Reference: The Committee shall finalize the draft objections to be submitted by the concerned Officer in Charge (OIC) Litigation within a period of 15 days within receipt of the draft objections by the concerned Department.

The draft objections so finalized shall be thereafter submitted to the appropriate office within a period of 15 days thereof.

The Deputy Commissioner shall take periodic review of all pending cases, on monthly basis, preferably on second Monday to expedite the draft objections.

It is further ordered that Deputy Commissioner, shall nominate senior-most officer of the concerned Department as Officer-In-Charge (OIC) for each case.

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