DC Bandipora reviews overall working of Revenue Department

BANDIPORA: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad Monday conducted a comprehensive review of the overall functioning of the Revenue Department in the district.

The meeting assessed the efficiency, transparency, and effectiveness of the departmental operations and its impact on the residents.

Dr Owais interacted with the officials and staff members of the department, discussing their roles, responsibilities, and challenges.

He also examined various aspects of revenue administration, including 5- Marlas land allocation, land records, mutation processes, land acquisition, and the issuance of important documents like revenue extracts and Income certificates.

The meeting discussed identifying any bottlenecks in the system and ensuring that the services provided by the Revenue Department are accessible, efficient, and responsive to the needs of people.

The meeting also discussed various aspects of land allocation, including eligibility criteria, documentation procedures, and the timeline for implementation. The digitization process of land records and other e-services were also reviewed threadbare during the meeting.

Dr Owais emphasized the importance of transparency and accountability in the Revenue Department’s functioning and urged the officials to adopt modern technology for record-keeping and service delivery.

The DC also stressed the need to address pending land disputes and expedite the disposal of cases to provide timely justice to the affected parties. He assured full support in addressing these issues.

The meeting, was attended by, ADC Bandipora Umar Shafi; ACR Bandipora, Shabir Ahmad; SDM Sumbal, SDM Gurez, Tehsildars, BDOs, Officials from Municipalities besides concerned officials from the Revenue Department, including senior officials and experts in land allocation and social welfare.