Vacancies of tehsildars to be filled soon in all J&K districts, says Div Com

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Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today discussed several issues pertaining to the Revenue Department including vacant posts of Revenue Officers while chairing a ‘Revenue Conference’.

During the meeting, the Div Com said that vacant posts of Tehsildars shall be filled soon in all districts for the smooth functioning of Revenue offices besides he also added that the department has referred vacant non-gazetted posts to the recruitment agency for early fill up, read an official handout.

The Div Com on the occasion directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure immediate transfer of all overstayed employees in the revenue department and asked them to ensure that employees stay at same place for maximum three years only.

Stressing on the timely resolution of revenue related issues, the Div Com said that he will conduct region wise monthly meetings for detailed review from all districts.

He said that all Revenue Officers should gear up and start conducting administrative inspections and staff inspections to bring the department back on the track.

Emphasising on holding regular interaction with lumberdars, the Div Com instructed concerned to initiate fresh exercise of deciding jurisdictions and make the addition or deletions as per the requirement to all frontline workers including Patwaris, Chokidars and Lumberdars.

The Div Com stressed on timely completion of all pending enquiries and directed concerned enquiry officers to initiate administrative action as per the law against any such officer or an official who fails to cooperate thereby sabotaging the enquiry process.

For timely redressal of employees grievances, the Div Com said that all genuine issues related to promotion, APRs and accommodations shall be discussed for prompt disposal in monthly meetings.

The Div Com emphasized on early land acquisition and land transfers and fund disbursement in Semi Ring Road and in case of other projects.

Stressing on launching a sustained demolition drive for removal of illegal encroachments of state, kahcharai, forest and departmental land, the Div Com called for proper demarcation and handover of the retrieved land besides he added that he will be taking monthly review of land retrieving and removal of encroachments.

Taking stock of Roshni cases, the Div Com instructed concerned to ensure removal of all illegal entries from records and on the ground and added that the same details should be submitted by the DCs to the Div Com office accordingly.

The Div Com emphasized on timely completion of all revenue related records including Jambandi, Girdawari, mutation deeds, Naqshe intekhab, demarcation and disposing of all pending cases and enquiries.
He stressed on providing timely compensation to the victims who have suffered losses in natural calamities or manmade disasters and added that the time of providing relief to the victims for their property damage or loss of life should not exceed one week.

The Div Com further directed DCs to deploy additional staff for digitization of records of their districts besides holding revenue camps for easy redressal of revenue issues of the public at their doorsteps.

The Div Com on the occasion also reviewed the migrant land issues besides others.