Manpower Sanctioned For Newly Created Administrative Units: Abdul Haq



      Manpower sanctioned for Newly created Administrative units: Abdul Haq

SRINAGAR, July 02: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Abdul Haq Khan, replying to a clubbed question of Javaid Mirchal, Sajad Ahmad Kichloo, Sham Lal Bhagat and Dr. Shahnaz Ganai today informed that necessary manpower has been sanctioned for newly created administrative units in the State. These units have been made functional on internal arrangements in existing Government or hired private buildings.

The Minister informed that the recruitment of staff in under process and creation of the permanent infrastructure is also pursued for release of funds. He said that the manpower for administrative units created vide Government Order No. Rev (S) 242 of 2014 dated 21-10-2014, has not been sanctioned and are yet to be made operational.      

Abdul Haq said no land has so far been earmarked for any newly created administrative unit. He said that the Deputy Commissioners of respective Districts have already been advised to identify suitable State land for creation of permanent infrastructure  subject to availability of sufficient financial resources from the Finance, Planning Development and Monitoring Departments.           

The Minister said that in case of non availability of the State land, proprietary land shall be acquired on payment  from land owners which is also subject to the availability of sufficient financial resources.         

The Minister said that the revision of Record of Rights commonly known as Settlement (Bandobast) was taken up in the year 1991 in 10 Tehsils of the State manually and after 1998-99 through State-of-the- Art Electronic Total Stations (ETS). He said in order to expedite the process, some major components including scanning/digitization of current revenue records, survey and resurvey under the National Land Records Modernisation Programme (NLRMP), now rechristened as Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme (DILRMP) has been outsourced to a private agency RAMTECH Software Pvt. Limited.         

The Minister said that the work regarding Scanning of records of two settlement Records Room and the GPS survey for monumentation has been taken up in the entire State,. He said Jammu and Srinagar Districts have been taken up on pilot basis for digitization/computerization of records and survey/resurvey. Based on the success in these two districts, the other districts will also be taken up in two phases, he added.      

Abdul Haq said the administrative units created on the recommendations of the Expert Committee including Tehsil at Taad and CD Block at Nawagabra are yet to be operationalized. The manpower for these newly created  administrative units is yet to be sanctioned and the matter is under examination in consultation with Finance and Planning, Development and Monitoring Departments, he added.



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