Chhattisgarh tehsil reorganisation panel’s period extended up to December 31
RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh government has extended the
period of the one-member Block and Tehsil Reorganisation Commission headed by
former chief secretary SK Mishra up to December 31, 2014. The government has
extended the period of the commission in anticipation of approval of the
According to the order issued by the General
Administration Department dated July 28, 2014, the public hearing held by the
chairman, Block and Tehsil Reorganisation Commission, is still going on and
probably may take time to complete it and prepare the report.
During the extended period the commission will examine
three additional reference points and submit its recommendation. (1) Assessment
of non-recurring and recurring expenses on the reorganisation of tehsils and
blocks recommended by the commission. (2) Review of sub tehsil system in the
revenue administration of the state. Examination of the condition of sub
tehsils after the formation of new tehsils and reorganisation of the present
tehsils recommended by the commission and need of sub tehsils in the future.
(3) Assessment of measures for Patwari Halka and Revenue Inspector Boards in
view of rationalisation of the revenue administration units at the lowest level
The Panchayat and Rural Development Department will
bear the expenditure on the facilities being given to the commission.
In two separate orders issued by the GAD on June 28
and June 30, 2014 respectively, the working period of the chairman of the
commission SK Mishra and secretary SL Nayak had been extended to December 31,
2014. This extension has also been made in the contract service period of
The Panchayat and Rural Development Department had
formed the commission on February 23, 2014 for recommending reorganisation of
development blocks. In its order dated September 2, 2013, the GAD had given
responsibility to the commission for recommending reorganisation of tehsils
also, along with the blocks. In view of that the GAD, in its order dated March
19, 2014, had extended the time of the commission up to June 30, 2014.