Srinagar: The Administrative Council (AC) which met in Jammu under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, on Monday approved the proposal of the Revenue Department to transfer various parcels of land for the public purposes.
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, JK and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.
The Administrative Council approved the transfer of land measuring 06 Kanal in favour of Jal Shakti Department for construction of Over Head Tank (OHT)/Rapid Sand Filtration Plant (RSFP)/Pump cum operator quarter WSS Barzulla Colony and establishment of PHE Division Office, Pulwama.
The Administrative Council further approved the transfer of land measuring 80 Kanal situated at village Rakh-I-Asham, Sumbal (30 Kanal), Hajin (20 Kanal) and Bandipora (30 Kanal) in district Bandipora to Housing and Urban Development Department (H&UDD) for establishing dumping sites for solid waste management, according to Global News Service.
As per the handout, the proper and scientific disposal of solid waste will boost public health by providing a cleaner environment and assist in abetting environmental degradation and pollution, besides realizing the vision of litter-free JK.