TEZPUR, Sept 9: “The Government will continue its operation against illegal occupants in the state. Simultaneously, the issuance of land pattas to the landless will continue,” said minister of Land and Revenue and Disaster Management Authority, Jogen Mohan on Wednesday in Tezpur while attending the Anundoram Borooah Awards ceremony in Tezpur.
The minister said that many land cases have already been settled through Mission Basundhara – Phase One and Mission Basundhara – Phase Two will be launched on October 2.
The Government is also considering providing land to the landless without any premium and plans to reduce the previous premium rate for settlement and an e-revenue system will be introduced in the state soon from which people will be able to pay various taxes and revenue through e-revenue from their home, he added.
Minister Jogen Mohan attended as the chief guest in the awards ceremony held at the historic Baan Theatre, Tezpur on Wednesday. The awards were presented to 695 students who passed the HSLC examination with more than 75 percent marks in the presence of Sonitpur deputy commissioner Deba Kumar Mishra, Tezpur MLA Prithiraj Rava, Assam Textbook Production and Publication Corporation vice-chairperson Tulsi Borthakur, inspector of schools Prabhat Das, Tezpur Municipal Board chairman Pragyanoo Bhuyan, social worker Batas Orang and other dignitaries.