Jammu, July 02: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, convened a meeting of concerned officers to review progress on land acquisition cases for Grid Stations in various districts of Jammu division.
The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer, JPDCL Projects, Manhar Gupta, Chief Engineer, JPDCL Transmission, Sudhir Gupta, Chief Engineer, JPDCL Distribution, Gurmeet Singh, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Jammu, Vijay Sharma, SDM South, Shrikant Suse besides concerned Tehsildars of JDA, Revenue, and other concerned officers.
The Div Com sought cases wise details of land acquisition cases for establishment/ installation of new (Extra High Voltage) Grid Stations under centrally sponsored schemes.
The concerned officers apprised the Div Com of the present status of land acquisition cases. It was informed that in most of the cases the issues have been resolved and land has been handed over to JPDCL while other pending cases are also under progress.
The Chief Engineers informed that the works are in progress where the land has been possessed.
The Div Com directed concerned officers to expedite the process of land acquisition for the establishment of Grid Stations in various districts. He also directed the Chief Engineers of JPDCL to speed up the progress of works on Grid Stations where land has been transferred.