In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today launched an online portal for time bound redressal of grievances related to Kashmiri Migrants’ immovable properties.
The application filed on the portal shall be disposed of in a fixed time frame under the Public Services Guarantee Act, 2011 by the revenue authorities under intimation to the applicant.
The Deputy Commissioner as a Competent Authority shall undertake survey and field verification of migrant properties and update all registers, within a period of 15 days and submit compliance report to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir.
Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor said this initiative will put an end to the plight of the migrants including Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims, who have been suffering since the 1990s.
Notably, as per government, nearly 60,000 families had migrated from the valley during the turmoil period, out of which approximately 44,000 migrant families are registered with Relief Organisation, J&K, whereas, rest of the families chose to shift to other States and Union Territories.