Bhopal:Saturday, April 12:A meeting chaired by the Chief Minister, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan was informed that a survey would be conducted throughout the state from April 20 to 30, with a view to giving Pattas to urban homeless people. Names of those people would be included in the survey list who were residing on government Nazul or local body land till December 31 last year and have ration cards in their names while residing at that residence. The final list would be published on May 15. The meeting held at Chief Minister’s residence was also informed that the process of giving Pattas would be undertaken under the provisions of ‘Madhya Pradesh Nagriya Kshetron Key Bhumiheen Vyakti Adhiniyam 1984.The Chief Minister, Shri Chouhan issued instructions about constitution of survey teams, launch of the survey and publication of survey list etc.
The state governemnt has also issued necessary instructions to collectors in connection with survey to identify urban homesless poor people. The meeting was informed that the names of those people would not be included in the survey list who already possess any other Patta and have been selected for allotment of plot or residence under a government scheme. Similalry, the name and address of a tenant of Jhuggi would be included in the list if he is homesless or landless but the name of the concerning owner of the Jhuggi would not be included in the survey list. The number of teams for every local body would be fixed by the district collector. The team would be headed by Naib Tahasildar or a higher-level revenue officer. Employees of local bodies would also be attached in the survey work. At the district-level a five-member team would be constituted which would be headed by the collector. In other urban areas, the survey team would be headed by Sub-Divisional Officer. The survey list would be finalised after receipt of objections and suggestions.
The meeting was informed that there are more than two thousand illegal colonies in the state. Their regularisation is being undertaken as per norms. The Chief Minister, Shri Chouhan said that the work to regularise illegal colonies should be done by preparing a date-wise programme.
Those present at the meeting included the Chief Secretary, Shri Rakesh Sahni, Principal Secretary Urban Adminstration and Development Shri Raghav Chandra, Commissioner Shri SN Mishra and concerning officers.