Sagar for proper and systematic use of land resources in J&K
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Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011, 21:24
Jammu: Proper use of land and its resources in a scientific and systematic manner is imperative for making Jammu and Kashmir self-sufficient in agriculture produce, Minister for Rural Development, Law and Parliamentary Ali Mohammad Sagar on Monday said.

The Minister was speaking at a meeting of the committee to discuss the modalities in the proposed Land Use Bill, which has been constituted under his Chairmanship with the Minister for Agriculture G H Mir and Minister for Revenue Raman Bhalla as its members.

Sagar said the proposed Act would be comprehensive in nature and would cater to the needs and demands of different sections of the people.

He said "we have already ensured public participation by inviting suggestions from various quarters of the society in order to ensure its acceptability as well as viability.

The Minister for Agriculture said it has to be ensured that conversion of agriculture land into other allied activities is checked and hence the Bill has been formulated.


First Published: Monday, February 28, 2011, 21:24

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