Lands Retrieved at various places:
The Department has succeeded to stop illegal sale and purchase of land at Shankerpora, Rawalpora Bank Colony and Tengpora. The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar has already constituted a team of revenue agency for demarcation of land in order to ascertain the actual quantum of land under illegal occupation/vacant. Besides the department has recently retrieved land measuring 17 Kanals approx. belonging to evacuee Bua Ashraf Begum at Baghat-e-Barzullah Srinagar worth Crores of rupees from Muslim Educational Trust (MET) after cancelling allotment from their name and the entries stands reflected into revenue records.
- In additional to above, the Department succeeded to identify hundreds of Kanals of evacuee land at Barthana, Arampora, Mujgund and Panzinarah which is under the occupation of various illegal occupants.
- The department is vigorously following the policy of retrieval/ regularization of all illegal evacuee property lands existing in Kashmir Division besides among other things, create news valuable assets to boost income of the department, carve residential plots of different sizes on departmental occupied sites to overcome the needs of residential plots for general public. The process of leasing out of such plots is made as per Evacuee’s (Administration of Property) Act, 2006 and rules framed thereunder. Besides in the light of Hon’ble High Court orders in the case titled “Shafiq Ahmad Shah V/s State and others”.