Bhubaneswar, Sep 4: The Odisha government on Monday directed to resolve 'Khasmahal land' issue in Jatni tehsil within 3 months and provide land rights certificates to concerned persons.
Khasmahal land problem in Jatni tehsil is a long-standing problem and the aggrieved persons have brought it to the notice of 5T Secretary, VK Pandian during his Khordha visit.
Pandian informed the matter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who subsequently directed to convene a high level meeting to resolve the issue. A total of 537 families set to be benefitted by the decision.
Similarly, in Bhubaneswar tehsil, there has been a problem for 60 years regarding barren land. In this regard, 10,543 cases are pending in various revenue courts. It was decided in the meeting that the matter will be resolved on the basis of the SOP laid down by the Task Force of the Revenue Department.