Port Blair, Oct 04: The Revenue Department of District South Andaman carried out eviction drives against encroachments committed over Govt. Land in South Andaman District during the month of August and September and restored an area of 163750 Sqmts of Govt. Land into Govt. Khata. As a part of zero tolerance towards encroachment these eviction drives were conducted in various villages of Port Blair, Ferrargunj and Little Andaman Tehsils.
During the last week the Tehsil Office, Port Blair conducted eviction drive at Shaheed Dweep (Ram Nagar, Bharatpur and Sitapur villages ) and also at Garacharma, Teylorabad and Bimblitan villages and removed encroachments in the shape of temporary shelters and plantation and restored an area of 61800sqmts of land into Govt. Khata.
Similarly, the Tehsil Office, Ferrargunj conducted eviction drives at Mithakari village and removed encroachments in the shape of Plantations and restored an area of 7000sqmts to Govt. Khata.
The general public is once again cautioned to refrain from encroaching Govt. land, In case of any inquiries, the general public can communicate with the District Control Room at the following numbers-03192240127, 1070.