Srinagar: The district administration of Ganderbal on Thursday launched a mega anti-encroachment drive to remove encroachments along the unauthorised constructions in the central Kashmir district.
The massive anti-encroachment drive was led by Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal (ADC) Naseer Ahmad Wani, consisting of six different teams in different areas of the district Ganderbal.
During the drive, in first phase about 600 Kanals of Kahcharari and state land were retrieved from the encroachers from the areas like Dedram Bagh, Hatbura, Malik MohlaGund, Chinnner, Watal Bagh and Brumser Nallah.
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Dr Piyush Singla said that the drive for removing encroachments would continue in the other encroached areas till the whole encroached land is retrieved.
The district administration has advised the people particularly those residing along the highway, to remove encroachments on their own otherwise strict action would be initiated against them.
All the Tehsildars were asked to immediately bring any incidence of future encroachments into the notice of the district administration.
Tehsildars of the district were directed for assessment, and submission of village wise list of the Kahcharari/state land and illegal constructions made on the river banks, nallahs and khulas with photographic evidence.