‘Several illegal constructions were also demolished during anti encroachment drive’
Srinagar, Dec 24: The J&K Lakes & Waterways Development Authority has been vested powers under Control of Building Operations Act, 1988 through Building permission Authority, J&K LDA. In this connection the 111th meeting of the Building Permission Authority was convened today under the Chairmanship of the Vice Chairman, J&K-LDA in the office chambers at Miskeen Bagh Office Complex, Srinagar, which include Chief Town Planner of Kashmir, Collector LDA, Executive Engineer Electric Inspection Division, Executive Engineer Lake Division 1st LDA, Joint Commissioner Planning SMC, and representative of PHE, representative of Tehsildar North, representative of Tehsildar Khanyar, and Law officer LDA the members of the Building Permission Authority were present in the meeting. 44 cases were decided in the meeting out of which 43 cases were approved, 01 case were deferred. The minutes of the meeting of 111th will be uploaded on the official website of the Authority (www.jklda.org) once approved.
In the mean time the demolition team of the Enforcement Wing Lakes and Waterways Development Authority, demolished illegal constructed in the area of Harwan, Tailbal, Shalimar, Dal and Baghi Roop singh. These illegal constructions were raised in violation of BOCA norms and the orders of the Hon’ble High Court.
Moreover, the Tripper/Load carrier owners are directed not to carry any type of illegal construction material in the prohibited area of Dal/ Nigeen Lake without proper permission from the concerned authority.
Vice Chairman J&K LDA who is also the Chairman of BOCA has requested the people residing in the local judication of LDA to apply for proper building permission through its building permission authority, before starting any sort of Construction.