GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday attended the second day proceedings of the two-day State Level Conference of ADCs (Revenue), Circle Officers and Circle Officers (Attached) organized by Revenue & Disaster Management Department at Srimanta Sarkardev Kalakshetra. Addressing the officials Dr. Sarma said that middlemen must be eliminated from the system and common public must be empowered to get their land related works done without hassle.
Various issues regarding implementation of Mission Basundhara from October 2, bottlenecks and infrastructural problems, manpower, internet services in fringe areas etc. were discussed in the conference. The Chief Minister said that all support would be provided to the Circle Officers to implement Mission Basundhara in a time-bound manner and provide 10 services under the scheme to people for updating land records online, land mutation, conversion etc. He also informed conducting of survey of non-cadastral villages is one of the prime objectives of the mission while going for complete digitisation of land records in the state by December 2023.
Saying that the state government is targeting to facilitate the common public to get their land related works done without coming to Circle Offices, he stated that the mission would fast-track the process of conversion of nearly 4 lakh Ek Sonia lands into Myadi Patta lands. People will be able to apply online for land mutation, updating of land records etc. along with registering their grievances online. Mission Basundhara will fast-track the disposal of such cases barring those with objections, he said.
Mission Basundhara is brought to make the functioning of Circle Offices clean and transparent and strict action would be taken against Circle Officers if middlemen are allowed to operate from Circle offices, said Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Revenue & Disaster Management Minister Jogen Mohan, Chief Secretary Jishnu Baruah, Principal Secretary of Revenue & Disaster Management Avinash Joshi, Commissioner and Secretary of Revenue & Disaster Management MS Manivannan, CEO of Assam State Disaster Management Authority GD Tripathi were present among others.