Arunachal : Review of pending land acquisition cases

A status report of the pending land acquisition cases was taken by Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar along with Additional Director General Border Roads (East) PKH Singh from deputy commissioners of Anjaw, Lohit, Namsai, Yingkiong, Upper Subansiri, West Kameng and Tawang districts via video conferencing on Tuesday.

The meeting at the chief secretary’s conference hall was also attended by the Commissioner Land Management PS Lokhande, Brig AS Chonker, Chief Engineer Project ARUNANK, CCF V Reddy and officers of the Land Management department.

Naresh Kumar assessed the pending land acquisition cases and forest clearance cases under Project UDAYAK in Anjaw, Lohit and Namsai; Project VARTAK in West Kameng and Tawang; Project BRAHMANK in Shi- Yomi and Project ARUNANK of BRO in Upper Subansiri district.

The CS asked the DCs and BRO officials to settle the remaining land acquisition process at the earliest.

Proper aerial mapping of the land needs to be done using drones, he suggested.