Bhubaneswar, Oct 16: In a review meeting on land issues in East Coast Railway (ECOR) jurisdiction, General Manager Vidya Bhushan has advised officials to form a Land Record Task Force under the Chairmanship of Chief General Engineer.
Estate Officers of all the three Divisions, i.e. from Khurda Road, Waltair and Sambalpur will be the members of the Task Force including member of Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop and Deputy General Manager (General).
The task force will take stock of total land estate of ECoR, state wise and district wise, will arrange authentication of the title deeds/RoRs in possession, to pursue swift acquisition of title deeds/RoRs for every land or plot not available and will plan, co-ordinate, monitor and ensure effective demarcation of Railway land boundaries at site on each land/plot.
This will pursue settlement of disputes/disagreements regarding ownership of each land in possession of ECoR, pursue and monitor signing of land licensing agreements wherever not available or expired and also to achieve a digital inventory of all land in possession of ECoR with relevant data. This Land Record Task Force of East Coast Railway shall device its own modalities and process for achieving its objectives. General Manager Vidya Bhushan also directed officials to sort out and complete the task within 31st March, 2021.
With regards to Estate Management, the General Manager advised for a comprehensive estate management Policy for effective estate management and uniform implementation. He stressed for assessing quarters which do not have a nominated garage. Efficient garage management should be done for preventing unauthorized parking. He also issued guidelines for management of activity centres and public spaces.