Deputy Commissioner issues strict directives to revenue officials: will not tolerate inconvenience to people

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Deputy Commissioner issues strict directives to revenue officials: will not tolerate inconvenience to people

Deputy Commissioner Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal today issued strict directives to the officials of the Revenue Department, emphasizing that people visiting tehsils/sub-tehsils for their work should not face any inconvenience. He stated that “harassment of citizens at any level would not be tolerated”.

Chairing a meeting at the District Administrative Complex to review the functioning of the Revenue Department, the Deputy Commissioner instructed the officials to prioritize providing uninterrupted, smooth, and timely services to the public. 

He directed those applications related to revenue services to be resolved on a priority basis, warning that unnecessary delays would be dealt with strictly.

Dr. Aggarwal instructed the Sub-Divisional Magistrates (SDMs) to ensure proper monitoring of the work of the Revenue Department. He asked the SDMs to hold regular meetings with the officials in their respective jurisdictions to ensure zero pendency in revenue-related work.

Emphasizing the adoption of a ‘zero tolerance’ policy against corruption, the Deputy Commissioner stated that corruption would not be tolerated at any cost, and strict action would be taken if any such case arose. He mentioned that citizens can report any corrupt activities, to the SDM office of the concerned subdivision or directly to the Deputy Commissioner’s office.

During the review of pending cases in revenue courts, he directed officials to expedite the disposal of cases that were two years old or more. He also instructed to speed up the recovery process so that the state exchequer to not face any revenue loss.

While reviewing the pending mutation cases, the Deputy Commissioner said that the old cases should be resolved promptly by following the appropriate process. He stressed the importance of achieving zero pendency in such applications to ensure the timely issuance of mutations to the public.

The Deputy Commissioner also reviewed the status of Jamabandis, inspections of Patwaris and Kanungos, regular updates on the Revenue Court Management System, pending demarcation cases, and the progress of digitized cadastral maps.

The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr. Amit Mahajan, SDMs, District Revenue Officer Navdeep Singh Bhogal, Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars, and other officials from the Revenue Department.

Jun 20 2024 6:09AM
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