Disbursement of compensation in land acquisition

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the state revenue department to fast track the disbursement of compensation in land acquisition cases for construction of 4-lane National Highway from Lakhanpur to Srinagar.

Last Updated: Jul 07, 2011, 13:40 PM IST

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the state revenue department to fast track the disbursement of compensation in land acquisition cases for construction of 4-lane National Highway from Lakhanpur to Srinagar.

The Chief Minister directed the Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir yesterday to monitor the clearance of payment to the concerned wherever it is pending so that the land is handed over to the National Highway Authority for construction work.
"Keeping its significance in mind, the officers concerned at all levels should devote full attention to remove all bottlenecks on fast track to help completion of the project well in time," Omar said.

Omar highlighted the importance of this project for the overall socio-economic development and progress of the state and emphasised the need for joint efforts for its timely completion, an official spokesperson said.
PTI