open view news desk
State / UT-wise area / extent of Defence land under the management of Defence Estates Organisation from which encroachment have been removed from 2016 to 31.01.2019:
State / U.T.
|Area / extent from where encroachment have been removed from 2016 to 31.01.2019||No. of persons punished|
|Number||Area (in acres)|
|Jammu & Kashmir||1||0.0253||0|
|Kerala & Lakshadweep||3||0.0200||0|
The Government has undertaken the following steps to check encroachment:
- Strengthening of Defence land management by way of digitisation of land records; Survey, demarcation and verification of defence lands and land Audit.
- Regular inspection of sites under respective jurisdiction is conducted by the CEO / DEO / Station Commander as the case may be.
- Issue of detailed instructions by the Government emphasising the need for ensuring vigilance, detection and prevention of new encroachments.
- Removal of encroachments on defence land under the provisions of Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971 as well as under the Cantonment Act, 2006.
This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Sanjay Dhotre and others in Lok Sabha today.