Dera Bassi-As per the dedication of Punjab Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann, Department of Rural Development and Panchayat, has thus far vacated about 12000 acres of Panchayat land from unlawful possession, knowledgeable Rural Development and Panchayat Minister S. Laljit Singh Bhullar, right here in the present day.
While interacting with the media individuals after vacating 53 acres of Panchayat land from unlawful possession at village Bhagwasi in Dera Bassi block on Friday afternoon, Rural Development and Panchayat Minister S. Laljit Singh Bhullar mentioned that the drive towards the encroachments would proceed in coming days too. He mentioned that there have been a complete of 64 acres of Panchayat land beneath encroachment on this village. As the Punjab and Haryana High Court stayed 11 acres out of the full 64, so the remaining 53 acres have been taken in possession in the present day.
Appreciating the officers of the Department for making the drive towards encroachment an amazing success, the Cabinet Minister mentioned that thus far about 12000 acres of land has been vacated from the seize of encroachers, which has additional elevated a income to the tune of Rs.50 Crore because the vacated land has been given to the residents on lease for cultivation.
S. Bhullar mentioned that the Panchayat land vacated in the present day has an approximate market worth of Rs.40-45 crore because it falls within the industrial zone.
The Cabinet Minister directed the officers of the division coping with the circumstances of Panchayat land to eliminate the circumstances because the earliest attainable in order that the land may very well be taken again and it may grow to be the supply income era for the the Panchayats.
He urged the villagers who nonetheless have Panchayat land beneath unlawful Possession throughout the state, to surrender the possession from the encroached Upon Panchayat land voluntarily to help the transfer of the state authorities for making Punjab a self-reliant state and enhancing its revenues.
The officers who have been current there included Joint Director (Shamlat Cell) Jagwinderjit Singh Sandhu, SP (Rural) Manpreet Singh, ASP Dera Bassi Ms Drapan Ahluwalia, Tehsildar Dera Bassi Kuldeep Singh, District Development and Panchayat Officer Amrinder Pal Singh Chauhan and BDPO Block Dera Bassi Ravneet Kaur.