Guwahati: In an important direction, CM Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Revenue and Disaster Management Department to conduct a detailed survey on the government land across the states to map alleged illegal encroachments.
This direction was given in a review meeting that Sonowal held in his official residence. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, Additional Chief Secretary Home, Political, Revenue, and Disaster Management Jishnu Baruah. Several other senior officers of the state government also took part in the meeting.
As a part of the Chief Minister’s directive, the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of all the 33 districts of the state will be asked to carry out an exhaustive survey of all the government lands to figure out the lands that are under illegal encroachment at the moment. The DCs will conduct the survey on a priority basis. They will submit the report to the government. The Revenue and Disaster Management to initiate the next course of action against the illegal encroachers.