AMARAVATI: Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has made it clear that comprehensive land survey should be completed by 2023 as per schedule.
He asked the Cabinet sub-committee to meet once in a week and review the progress. He directed the officials to procure additional equipment if required to meet the deadline.
The CM reviewed the progress of the land survey programme taken up under under YSR-Jagananna Saswatha Bhu Hakku-Bhu Raksha with the officials at the camp office on Thursday.
The chief minister said that AP is the first state in the country to take up comprehensive land survey after 100 years. He directed the officials to take up the programme as a challenge and complete it by June, 2023.
“There will not be any extension of deadline to complete the survey. It is one of the core programmes of the state and put everything in place to complete the survey in a transparent manner,” directed the chief minister.
He said that the survey should be corruption-free. He said that all land records should get updated village-wise soon after the completion of the process. He asked the officials to give land title cards to every farmer at the end of the survey.
The chief minister gave green signal to the Survey and Land Records department to procure additional equipment including drones to complete the targets. He asked the officials to get latest version of software to ready village maps and survey details tamper-proof.
He said that the personnel should be given quality training to finish their job systematically. The chief minister said that the state government is spending huge monies on the programme to provide relief from decades-long land litigations and complications.
He asked the officials to take the support of experts and Survey of India to make the prorgamme a grand success. “We do not want to receive a single complaint from the land owner or farmer about the survey process. The officials should keep in mind that the programme was taken up to provide scientific solution to land related litigations but not to see new troubles to crop up,” said Jagan.
He said that he would review the progress every month and ministers should take stock of the situation every week.
The officials promised the chief minister that they would complete the project as per the timelines fixed by him. Ministers Dharmana Krishnadas, Botcha Satyanarayana, Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy, chief secretary Dr Adtiyanath Das, CCLA Nirabh Kumar Prasad, senior officials Gopalakrishna Dwivedi, Usha Rani, Siddartha Jain, VG Venkata Reddy were also present.