Defence Ministry is taking action on encroachment on defence land

By Accommodation Times News Services

slum imageAction for removal of encroachment and illegal construction is taken under the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971 and Cantonments Act, 2006. Detailed instructions for ensuring vigilance and for detection and prevention of encroachments and illegal construction have been issued by the Ministry. Further to improve defence land management steps such as computerization of defence land records, survey, demarcation and verification of all defence lands and defence land audit has been undertaken.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Dr R Lakshmanan in Rajya Sabha on 12th Aug 2014.

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