PRADIP LOHAGUN, KALIMPONG, 16 Feb 2014: The Kalimpong Land and Land Reforms department today handed out land right deeds to 29 families of Kafer under Block 2 as part of the state government’s ‘My House My Land’ scheme.
Kalimpong GJM convener Norden Lama was the chief guest at the function held at the L&LRO where Block 1 land reforms officer Yankee Bhutia was also present along with revenue officer Nima Syangden and department officials.
According to Syangden, those who received the pattas work as daily labourers at the Relli River. He said they will now be able to avail of various benefits under Block 1 of the sub-division.
Meanwhile, Bhutia informed the beneficiaries will not be entitled to sell the land they have acquired. She added the department has distributed pattas to as many as 118 families here till date.
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