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Div Com reviews land issues of newly sanctioned colleges

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JAMMU, JULY 08: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting of Deputy Commissioners to review the progress on land issues for newly sanctioned colleges in the districts of the Jammu division.

The meeting was attended by Director Health Services, Dr Renu Sharma; Assistant Commissioner Revenue Jammu, Vijay Sharma; Nodal Officer Director Colleges, Dr Ranvender Tickoo and other concerned officers while the Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division along with other concerned officers attended the meeting through video conferencing.

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The Divisional Commissioner sought case wise details of land acquisition for newly sanctioned colleges and the Deputy Commissioners apprised him about the present status.

It was informed that most of the land issues have been resolved in all the districts, while pending cases are also under process and at different stages of acquisition. It was also informed that land for the majority of the colleges has already been handed over to the concerned authorities for execution of works on the campus buildings in the districts.

The Divisional Commissioner asked the DCs to expedite the process and resolve all the pending cases on priority and hand over the land to concerned departments for execution of college buildings.

Meanwhile, the Divisional Commissioner sought the details of sampling capacity for Covid-19 tests in the districts. The DCs informed about the daily sampling capacity in their respective districts.

The Div Com asked the DCs to scale up the sampling capacity and conduct sampling of shopkeepers, fruit vendors, vegetable vendors, truckers and other vulnerable groups to contain the spread of Covid-19.