DDC Srinagar chairs meeting of Sub Committee for Rehabilitation of Dal Dwellers
SRINAGAR JULY 15:- A meeting of Sub Committee for Rehabilitation of Dal Dwellers was held under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner(DDC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad here today.
Vice Chairman LAWDA, Dr, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Additional Deputy Commissioner Syed Hanief Balkhi, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Rayees Ahmad, Collector LAWDA, Secretary LAWDA Dr Ilyas, Executive Engineer LDA Ist, Tehsildar North/Khanyar and other officers were present in the meeting.
The meeting held threadbare deliberations on various issues and measures undertake for Rehabilitation of Dal Dwellers residing in Dal Lake.
On the occasion, District Development Commissioner said that it is a part of the larger project for conservation of the Dal lake and objective of the process is to devise an effective mechanism and rehabilitation policy which yields intended results on ground like restoration and preservation of Dal Lake besides sustenance of ecological balance in surrounding environment.
The DDC stressed that a cluster wise approach needs to be adopted for prioritising rehabilitation process to see a visible change and work on ground. He said by adopting a cluster approach a bulk chunk of land can be available for reclamation of Lake area.
The DDC also directed to undertake a survey to identify the clusters with details regarding the number of dwellers and quantum of land in each cluster which will pave a way forward to settle cases in better way.
Earlier, the DDC was given a brief about the rehabilitation process and the meeting was informed that there are 4051 structures out of which 1026 dwellers have been rehabilitated so far.