B2V-4: 39 kanals of encroached land retrieved at Zoogo, Kharien of Khansahab
BUDGAM: A total of 39 kanals and 11 marlas of encroached land was retrieved today during an anti-encroachment drive conducted as part of the Back to Village programme-IV in Block Sukhnag, here.
The retrieved land at two places in Zoogo and Kharien was on spot handed over to the Youth Service and Sports Department and RDD Department for the construction of playfields for the local youth.
Tehsildar Khansahab, and Abid Gani Wani who led the encroachment teams said that retrieved land shall be used for the construction of sports fields by the concerned departments.
Meanwhile, Visiting Officers held site inspections and distributed approval letters for the establishment of units among beneficiaries during ongoing B2V4 programmes at 69 panchayats in Budgam.
Visiting Officers distributed recreational items, Land Passbooks, Baby Kits, Soil Health cards, and Oilseed Mini kits among the beneficiaries.
Locals attended the third leg of the ongoing ambitious B2V4 programme with enthusiasm and attended distribution functions of approval letters for the establishment of dairy, poultry and units under various schemes among beneficiaries at all panchayats.
Recreational items among senior citizens clubs, baby kits for lactating mothers, land passbooks and health cards among beneficiaries.
They also held site inspections of various ongoing projects and laid foundation stones for various developmental works, inaugurated a number of projects.
Plantation drives, Bal Sabhas, public grievances redressal camps, sports activities, and distribution of Soil Health Cards and Oilseed Mini Kits remained among the major highlights during the programme.
During the events, meetings with senior citizens, and youth clubs were also held where people of different age groups raised their demands and issues.
On the occasion, the visiting officers also inspected the stalls set up by various departments to display their products and generate awareness about their welfare schemes among the general public.
Among other senior officers who attended B2V4 programmes as Visiting Officers were Administrative Secretary, Rehana Batool, VC SDA, Haris Handoo, Special Secretary, Abdul Rashid Fayaz, Director Animal Husbandry, Purnima Mittal, Deputy Secretary Home and Syed Yasir Farooq.