The J & K administration is not only reviewing the developmental scenario but is also trying to clear non forest land from trees grown by the forest department.
In this direction Div Com reviewed execution of management plan for felling of Khair trees. He asked all DCs of Jammu division to expedite title verification of such land.
He also reviewed provision of online revenue service and called for prompt disposal of applications within PSGA.
He chaired a meeting of Deputy Commissioners and Officers of Forest Department to review the management plan for felling of Khair trees (Acacia Catechu) grown on non-Forest land in Jammu division.
The meeting was attended in person by Chief Conservator of Forest, B M Sharma; Assistant Commissioner Central, Pritam Lal; DFO Jammu, Anoop Soni, while the Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division along with DFOs and Assistant Commissioners Revenue participated through video conferencing.
The meeting had threadbare discussion on the issues pertaining to the Management Plan, Status of Khair growing on non-Forest lands/ private land in the division and issues pertaining to the felling of Khair trees etc. The meeting was informed that numerous applications have been received and forwarded to revenue authorities for title verification.