Assam | Cabinet approves new Land Policy

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The new Land Policy was approved by state Cabinet on Thursday. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today ceremonially released the new Land Policy 2019 at his conference hall at Janata Bhawan.

It has been prepared by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department after 30 years. It was last prepared in 1989.

Sonowal also released the Hand Book of Circulars, Volume-V containing the Government Circulars, Office Memorandum, etc. issued by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department from 1st May, 2007 to 30th August, 2019.          

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the state government has been putting a lot of emphasis in preparing the Land Policy to safeguard the interest of the indigenous people and the Policy would remove complications regarding land allotments and settlements.  He also directed the Revenue and Disaster Management Department to make the Hand Book available to all levels of officials of the department. 

Minister of State of Revenue and Disaster Management Bhabesh Kalita, Legal Adviser to the Chief Minister Shantanu Bharali, Additional Chief Secretary of the Revenue and Disaster Management Department Kumar Sanjay Krishna were also present in the meeting.  

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