Chennai

Govt order on regularisation of encroachment

The State government on Friday issued an order, bringing down the period of living in unobjectionable government poromboke lands from five years to three years, in a bid to regularise encroachments under the one-time special scheme.

Originally, the duration of residential occupancy was 10 years. This was reduced to five years through a government order issued in January 2008.

Announcing the issue of the latest order, an official release stated that since the present regime took over, 6,99,917 persons were issued free house site pattas. An official said that the scheme would be in force till September 30, 2010.

In his address to the Assembly early this month, Governor Surjit Singh Barnala stated that the period would further be reduced to three years for benefiting the poor.

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