In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have leased twenty-five kanal land to the Amarnath Shrine Board for the building of the board’s office and Yatri Nivas in the Panthachowk in Srinagar for an annual rent of Rs 250.
The revenue department issued an order sanctioning the Shrine Board’s lease of 25 Kanal land for a period of 40 years from the date of taking possession.
“Sanction is hereby accorded to the grant of land measuring 25 kanal situated at village Panthachowk, district Srinagar, in favour of the Amarnath Shrine Board for construction of office and Yatri Niwas on lease basis for a period of 40 years from the date of taking over the possession,” the order issued by the Principal Secretary, Shaleen Kabra read.
The order also read that board will pay a nominal ground rent of Rs 10/- per kanal per annum without charge of any premium subject to the condition that the land shall be used only for the purpose for which it is granted.
“The allotment/ lease shall be governed under the Jammu & Kashmir Land Grants Act 1960 and the rules made there under,” it added.
The order further stated that the lease document will be signed by Srinagar’s Deputy Commissioner.—KMS