Detailed deliberations held on planned development, better use, sans encroachment of land available in Yamuna area
Consensus reached on survey of land records by Chief Secretaries of both states
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav held a meeting with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Mr Najeeb Jung for better use of land on the borders of both the states. The meeting held at New Delhi today discussed on better use, planned development, sans encroachment and other issues with regards to the land available in Yamuna region. On this occassion, issue of land allotment by the Delhi Government for extension of educational institution campus was also discussed. A consensus was arrived at the meeting that Chief Secretaries of both Governments along with concerning officers would survey land records based on the maps and ‘khasras’, so that an immediate decision may be taken on land utilization.
At the meeting it was also discussed that a comprehensive review would be undertaken on issues such as circle rate, procedure of transfer, land against land and to resolve the issues within a fixed time frame. The Chief Minister and Delhi Lieutenant Governor directed officials of their respective states to fix a time and date for the next meeting so that satisfactory results are yielded within two months to enable initiatives for comprehensive development of the area.
Mr. Yadav expressed hope that positive results would come out of this meeting and stressed that Noida and Ghaziabad, neighbouring New Delhi, through their modern facilities were providing quality services to the people in commercial, residential, industrial, IT-related and institutional education sectors. Areas adjoining Delhi must also be developed similarly.
Also present at the meeting were Irrigation, PWD and Cooperative Minister Mr Shivpal Singh Yadav, Chief Secretary Mr. Alok Ranjan, Delhi Chief Secretary Mr DM Sapoliya, Principal Secretary Irrigation Mr. Deepak Singhal and other senior officials from both states.