Manipal: “Udupi district tops the state in rendering services under the Atal Jana Snehi Kendra,” said Dr R Vishal IAS, Deputy Commissioner of the district. He was addressing the mediapersons at a press meet held at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Rajathadri here, on the progress of the Revenue Department.
The delegation of powers, table inspection, manpower utilization, comparisons, development and improvement are the factors for the effective rendition of services. More than 43 files are cleared every day from the DC’s office to ease the hurdles people face. Efforts are made to deliver the services to people on time with effective monitoring and control.
278.85 acres of land has been granted for public purposes. The district administration is restricting the grant of land for individual purposes and rather reserving it for public purposes.
The recruitment of staff has been effectively facilitated. 48 village accountants have been recruited. The recruitment for other vacancies – 7 drivers, 3 group D workers and 17 promotions – has been initiated. 56 surveyors have been recruited for the Land Survey Department.
105 cases of appeal to the assistant commissioner u/s 136(2) of Karnataka Land Revenue Act, 1964 are in the process of hearing; 2254 cases were filed and 2065 cases are disposed. 111 cases were received under appeal to assistant commissioner u/s 49 of KLRA, 1962; 104 cases were disposed while 4 cases are in the process of hearing. 17 cases were received under PTCL Act, of which 14 have been disposed and 3 are in the process of hearing. 16 cases were received under Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2007; 12 cases have been disposed, 3 have been posted for orders and 1 is in the process of hearing.
56 Pension Adalats were organized in the district. 4866 applications were received, out of which 2778 applications were rejected, 1943 were granted and 145 are pending to be processed. 17 proposals were received in agricultural related accidental death cases; 15 cases have been accepted and the other 2 have been rejected. 5 proposals were received in the farmer suicide cases and after effective scrutiny, only one case was accepted. The arbitration award payment made under Land Acquisition for National Highway since June 2015 is Rs 52,67,332.
385 Revenue Adalats have been organized so far. 22,605 applications were received, out of which 22,282 have already been disposed. The 19,947 applications for corrections in RTC have also been disposed. 111 Revenue Adalats have been proposed to be held by December 2015. Under the Natural Calamity Fund, 681 applications have been disposed with the disbursement of Rs 7.28 crore.
The report on WAKFQ properties has been made by Lokayukta. Pending cases in the Land Survey department have been effectively tackled. Land litigations in the district have reduced to 50%. Revenue cases have also been disposed in 2-3 hearings. Online process will be implemented for the Urban Development Authority and the Nirmithi Kendra. Technical opinion on the Padubidri road has been sought and a proposal has been sent. The 4 lane road will be constructed in Padubidri.
The rate of disposition of files is picking up in Udupi district with the support from the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Tahsildars and consultants are working hard to dispose the files.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Chennabasappa, Assistant Commissioner of Kundapur Sub-Division Charulatha Somal and others were present.