All land issues of Jammu Airport expansion resolved: Government

Jammu, Nov 21: Marking a significant breakthrough, all land issues about the expansion of Jammu Airport have been successfully resolved.

An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that the Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, chaired a meeting on Tuesday, directing the Airport Authority Jammu to initiate the long-awaited project.

During the meeting, it was revealed that the majority of the required land had already been provided to the Airport Authority Jammu.

Land with few structures of Animal Husbandry at Belicharna was pending.

The Director of Animal Husbandry reported that the remaining structures on the pending land were now vacant, paving the way for the smooth execution of work.

To ensure a seamless execution of the prestigious project, the Divisional Commissioner instructed the Director of Animal Husbandry to formally hand over the remaining land to the Airport Authority Jammu.

Deputy Commissioner Jammu Sachin Kumar Vaishya, Director Animal Husbandry Shubhra Sharma, and Director Airport S K Garg also attended the meeting.

Earlier, the Divisional Commissioner chaired a meeting of Deputy Commissioners (DCs) through video conferencing to review the stamp duty rates revision.

He directed the DCs to hold meetings of district-level committees and send proposals to divisional-level committees for finalisation of revised stamp duty rates of immovable property.

VC JDA, DC Stamps, Director Agriculture, and Chief Engineer Irrigation besides officers of Forest, Revenue, and other concerned officers attended the meeting.


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