Anti-land grabbing cells set up in Punjab - Zameen News

Anti-land grabbing cells set up in Punjab

August 19, 2019 • news

Lahore: The authorities concerned have set up several anti-land grabbing cells in all the districts of Punjab in a bid to swiftly address the complaints of the citizen, according to a news sources.

These cells will be managed by BS-18 officers, who will be responsible to promptly verify the complaints made against the illegal land occupation and take action against the people involved in these illegal practices.

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A Punjab government spokesperson said that all of the administrative departments, self-governing bodies, development authorities, and the police force would assist with running the operations of these anti-land grabbing cells. This initiative aims to address the grievances of the citizens against the land-mafia.

He also added that for the supervision of these cells, a provincial Anti-Land Grabbing Cell has been established inside the Chief Minister’s Office. The Director complaints has been appointed as the focal person of this cell.

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Moreover, to review the performance of these cells, the divisional commissioners have been directed to present to the office of Director Complaints, Chief Minister’s Office in Lahore, with a monthly consolidated report in specified format.