ACHIEVEMENTS (2008-13), CONSTRAINTS AND ACTION PLAN FOR 2013-18 OF REVENUE DEPARTMENT
The Revenue Department though does not contribute directly to the overall development of the State. But it renders a tremendous service to ensure good governance and always strives for bringing the administration within easy reach of the members of public, particularly who are living in remote and difficult areas.
The Revenue Department deals with multifarious subjects like, registration, relief, disaster management etc. However, major achievements of the Department during last 5 years are given in short as under:
(i) Re-organization of District Administration
(ii) Digitization of Map
(iii) Computerization of Land Records
(iv) Data Entry
(vii) Forest Patta
(viii) Allotment of land
(ix) Acquisition of land
(xi) Administrative cum Health camp
(xiii) Growth Centre / ACA/SPA Projects
(xiv) Disaster Management
(i) Re-organization of District Administration :
4 (four) new District namely (1) Sepahijala District ( 2) Khowai District (3) Gomati District and (4) Unakoti District, 6 (six) New Sub-Divisions namely (1) Jampuijala (2) Jirania (3) Mohanpur (4) Karbook (5) Panisagar and (6) Kumarghat Sub-Division, 1 New Revenue Circle (Panisagar) and 2 New Tehsil Kutchery (Gorakuppa and Jatanbari) have been created.
(ii) Digitization of Map :
Dhalai, North, Unakoti, South & Gomati District has been completed and uploaded in the website for citizen view. All C.S. Map sheets (more than 5,000) have been digitized. Except old West District, maps of all other districts have been up-loaded in the website.
(iii) Computerization of Land Records:
A website has been created to provide online services like searching of khatian, obtaining mutation, status of registration etc.All 32 revenue circles have been running with web based connectivity through SWAN. Most of land related matters like mutation, khatian status, registration etc. have been computerized and online services are provided.
(iv) `Data Entry:
1,02,000 number khatians pertaining to 871 moujas have been completed.
151 officials have been trained on web-based Jami Software. 32 officials have been trained on the use of ETS & GPS.
(vi) Registration :
Plot wise valuation of land has been notified for the entire State.
One new Sub-Registry office at Gandacherra has been opened. Now, total 15 Sub-Registry offices are functioning. During 5 year period, more than 80,000 number of deeds have been registered and earned more than Rs. 91.oo crores.
All the Sub-Registry offices have been computerized. 45 officials of Registration organization have been trained for computerized registration.
(vii) Forest Patta :
During the period around 1,20,000 families were given forest rights and out of that, land of about 1,09,000 families have been demarcated and pillars etc. posted.
(viii) Allotment of Land :
During the year 2014 -15 from April, 14 to Oct, 2014 283.76 acres of Government khas land have been allotted in favour of 2587 families
(ix) Acquisition of Land :
During the period, 410 land acquisition proposals involving 1976 acres of land have been finalized and handed over to concerned requiring Departments like Railway, BSF, BRTF, NBCC, ONGC and others.
(x) Mutation :
During the period, mutation has been allowed in 1,24,003 cases.
(xi) Administrative cum Health camp :
During 2014-15 upto October, 2014,93 Administrative-cum-health Camps have been organized at various places.
(xii) Status of implementation of Border Area Development Programme (BADP):
During 2014-15, annual Action approved for Rs. 4825.00 Lakh for Nos. of projects. An amount of Rs. 3798.22 lakh has been allocated to the DM & Collector for implementation of BADP so far and they have taken up different infrastructure projects in 31 identified border blocks in the State.
(xiii) ACA/SPA/SCA Projects:
During the period, total 60 different projects have been taken up. In the same period total 58 projects (including old projects) also completed. Detail break up is enclosed as Annexure.
(xiv) Achievement on Disaster Management in Brief
· Control Room: The state has 24x7 State and District Emergency Operation Centres (Control Rooms) functioning in the Secretariat Complex and DM & Collectors Offices respectively. Toll Free Telephones are installed in State EOC (1070) and District EOCs (1077).
· Equipments: Recently 37 item sets have been supplied to 22 locations in the State i.e. 15 sub-divisions, 5 TSR Bns and CTI-Gokulnagar.
· Helipads: 43 helipads have been constructed for emergency rescue, evacuation and emergency relief purposes in case of disaster.
· Trained Manpower: 915 nos. of uniformed personnel, 1426 line department officials, 132 Engineers, 2000+ masonsand helpers, 1134 School and College teachers, 746 PRI-members, 137 Journalists have been trained on different subject of disaster management.
· Mock Drills: In last five years, three state level mock drill, 24 district mock drills, 14 sub-division mock drills and 84 village level mock drills have been conducted.
· At a time 146nos. of Earthquake Safety Mock Drills have been conducted in the State on 13th October 2011 and 12thOctober, 2012 on the observance of International Day for Disaster Reduction.
· IEC Materials: 18 nos. of disaster management documentaries/ films/ jingles have been dubbed into Bengali and distributed to all districts and line departments for conducting awareness campaign at their levels.
· Three types of posters on Disaster Safety Tips (Earthquakes, Floods and Cyclones) were printed in 90000 nos. (@30000 nos. each) for using in awareness activities at different levels. The printed materials were distributed to all DM & Collectors for further distribution to the sub-district levels.
· Projects: GOI-UNDP Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Urban Risk Reduction (URR) Programmes (2009-2012) implemented in all districts and three towns in the State.
· National School Safety Programme (NSSP) is being implemented in two districts covering 400 schools.
ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN COMING YEARS
(i) Efforts will be made to complete the ongoing projects with in stipulated time.
(ii) Steps will be taken to fill up the infrastructural gaps and more and more staff will be trained to improve their skill
Allotment of land
An extensive exercise was done by the field functionaries to identify Field level total khas land available, khas land available free from encumbrance. Survey was also conducted by the District Administration to identify No. of bothless, homeless and landless BPL families who are occupying Government khas land and who are not occupying any Government khas land. Based on the above survey the following instructions were issued for allotment of land in order of priorities. A large number of allotment orders have already been issued by the District Administration. Still there are many more cases left. In order to streamline the process the following procedure as instructed on various occasions should be followed:-
Allotment of land should be in the following priorities.
▪ The bothless and homeless BPL families occupying government khas land should be allotted homestead plot @ 2 gandas for urban areas and 5 gandas for rural areas.
▪ The BPL bothless and homeless families who are not in occupation of government khash land may be given allotment from encumbrance-free khas land available in the village at the same scale as above.
▪ If no suitable khas land is available in the village for allotment to the above category of families, land can be purchased for homestead purposes for giving allotment to bothless and homeless BPL families.
▪ There may be cases where a families occupying a portion of khas land adjacent to his/her homestead plot which can nototherwise be utilized for any official purpose. In that case the land so possessed by the family may be allotted with premium not exceeding 2 gandas.
▪ APL families occupying government khas land for homestead may be allotted land at the above scale with full premium.