Revenue and Disaster Management department has taken over possession of more than 50 acres of valuable land along Puri-Konark Marine drive road.

Many large patches of land along the Puri-Konark Marine drive road are locked in legal cases. After complex administrative processes, it was possible for the Puri administration to get favourable order on the 50 acres of land. Pursuant to order of Santosh Kumar, former Member Board of Revenue, revenue official took the present chunk of land back to government record.

Tahasildar of Gop took back 29.91 acres of land in Sutana village to government record in presence of field level revenue officials on November 30.

Similarly, on December 3 last another 20.73 acres of land in Bangara village was retrieved.