Qaiser Jamsheed Lone chairs DRSC-I meet

TNN Bureau. Updated: 12/7/2017 11:20:34 AM Press Release

JAMMU, DECEMBER 14: A meeting of the Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-I) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was held under the Chairmanship of MLC, Qaiser Jamsheed Lone to review the functioning of Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Food, Civil Supplies and CA Departments, here today.
Legislators, Aga Syed Mahmood-ul-Mosavi, Mohammad Khursheed Alam and Girdhari Lal Raina attended the meeting.
Commissioner Secretary, Revenue Department, Shahid Anayatullah and Financial Commissioner, Revenue, Lokesh Jha briefed the meeting about status of several issues related to their respective wings including newly created administrative units and shortage of manpower etc.
The Committee as a whole desired that the information interims of agenda points should have been facilitated to the Chairman and members well in advance.
Commissioner Secretary Revenue assured the Committee that digitization of revenue records is under process and efforts are being made to complete the process at the earliest. He admitted the shortage of man power for delay in the process.
Shahid Anayatullah informed the Committee that 1500 officers and officials have been sent to new administrative units but still requires more man power to make them fully functional.
However, he assured that the vacancies will be soon filled up at all these administrative units.
It was further informed that land records to the extent of Khata, Khabit and Khaka etc are being brought under the digitization, modernization and up-dation programme, but being the voluminous task, it will take some more time get done.
The issues of Disaster Management including measures taken up for the safety of people during eventuality/disasters were also discussed.
Other issues related to the department including service issues were also discussed in detail and the concerned officer assured the Committee for their early redressal.
The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr. M K Bhandari, Commissioner Secretary, DMRR, Shafiq Ahmed Raina, Regional Director S&LR, Jammu Rifat Kohli, Special Secretary Legislative Council, Abdul Majid Wani, Deputy Secretary Legislative Council, Ali Mohammad Rawat, senior officers of Council Secretariat besides concerned officers of Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation Department.
Later, Qaiser Jamsheed Lone also chaired another meeting to review the functioning of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department.
Legislators, Aga Syed Mahmood-ul-Mosavi and G L Raina attended the meeting.
The Committee took strong note of the absence of concerned senior officer in the meeting.

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