DC Samba Chairs meeting on agriculture land conversion to non- agricultural purposes

Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sh. Abhishek Sharma, also chairman of District Level Committee chairs a meeting on Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Land conversion for non- Agricultural purposes at DC office Samba.

On the occasion, the DC instructed the concerned officers not to allow fragmentation of agriculture land or any illegal conversion of agricultural land to non- agricultural purposes, affecting the agricultural production in the District.

The DC directed concerned members to ensure timely issuance of NOCs to the applicants after proper verification of documents.

A total of 23 cases were reviewed, out of which 03 cases were approved, 05 cases were rejected and remaining 15 cases returned for further clarifications on formalities.

The DC said that any violation of land shall be reported by Chief Agriculture Officers to concerned ACR, SDM or Tehsildar.He said through the change of land use application, the applicants shall get permissions or NOCs on fast-track basis and it would ensure prompt public delivery services from the government offices.

Among others ACR Samba, Dr Kusum Chib, GM DIC, Gurpreet Singh, DFO Samba, Town planner, Divisional officer JK PCC, Executive Engineer PWD Samba & Vijaypur, Executive Engineer JPDCL, Executive Engineer Flood Control & Irrigation and Chief Agriculture Officer attended the meeting.