124 new encroachments identified


Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash has informed that in pursuance of orders of honorable court, the exercise of demolition, identification of illegal encroachments and illegal constructions on footpaths, lanes, roads and other places and sealing of illegal encroachments in Dehradun city by Mussoorie- Dehradun Development Authority, Municipal Corporation, Dehradun and district administration has been going on.

Under the anti-encroachment drive on Thursday, 124 illegal encroachments were identified. Till date, a total of 3321 illegal encroachments have been demolished, 6754 illegal encroachments have been identified and 108 buildings have been sealed.

Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash instructed the Power, PWD,MDDA, Irrigation and other concerned departments to give the estimates of work of rebuilding and beautification of roads after the anti-encroachment drive in on go mentioning about the details of various works clearly so that there is no need to present re-estimates of these works. He said that after the sanctioning of the estimates, the work on rebuilding and beautification of roads will be undertaken in a time bound manner.

Om Prakash said that the work to fill path holes on the roads caused by heavy rains is going on so that there is no inconvenience to the general public.

Om Prakash said that work to remove illegal encroachments within the limits of Dehradun Municipal Corporation has been going in a phased manner. He again instructed the officials of the Anti-Encroachment Task force not to buckle under any pressure in identification, demolition and measurement of such encroachments and keep removing the illegal encroachments as per the directives of the honorable court


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