*District administration intensifies mass level Anti-encroachment drive in Doda* _Retrieves 27 kanal prime state land worth crores, removed 5 illegal structures_ *District administration also hinted strict action against all land Mafia/grabbers*

Publish Date : 18/08/2020
Doda, July 23:
Under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode, District administration carried out an anti- encroachment drive in Doda town, and demolished 05 number of illegal structures raised over the prime state land.
Giving details of exercise, the DC informed that 27 Kanals of prime state land adjoining the main road of Akramabad and Malwas worth crores was encroached upon and illegal structures were constructed on the state land, besides it has been informed that mostly these constructions had been done while taking the advantage of the prevailing situation.
The Revenue Department after due verification submitted the report to Deputy Commissioner, Doda and carried out anti encroachment drive.
During the exercise, 02 JCB machines were pressed into the service and 05 structures concrete as well as semi concrete on the encroached land were demolished including 4 residential and one commercial complex.
With this anti encroachment drive, the district administration also hinted strict action against all the land Mafia/ grabbers across the district in the upcoming days, the DC added.
The DC also informed that a special task force comprising of KAS and Revenue level officers has been constituted in the district to identify all the encroached spots and the same kind of anti encroachment drive will be initiated in all those areas which are being identified by the task force.
The administration said anti-encroachment operations will be undertaken in all areas to retrieve all State and common lands encroached in the district adding that involvement in land encroachment will be dealt with firmly as per the law.