Jamshedpur, March 14: Three members sub-committee conducted spot verification of the 59 sub lease plots and submitted report to Kolhan Commissioner Kumar Arun on Saturday.
A meeting was held at the Collectorate office headed by the Commissioner himself. According to the report submitted by East Singhbhum additional deputy commissioner Sunil Kumar, Dhalbhum SDO Prem Ranjan and Jamshedpur circle Officer Prabhat Bhusan 39 plots were constructed into buildings while 20 plots are still vacant.
In the said report recommendation was made for allotting 39 plots on commercial basis by Tata Steel. (While it is not mentioned in lease renovation and Bihar Land Reform Act). For the same a notice was issued to Tata Steel on the purpose of granting plots and sought information.
ADC Sunil Kumar was authorized to issue notice to the steel major. At the meeting today (Saturday) Kolhan Commissioner Kumar Arun, DC Dr. Amitabh Kaushal, ADC Sunil Kumar, Land reform and revenue department Joint Secretary Surendra Kumar and District Accounts Officer Dhananjay Kumar Dhananjay Kumar was present.
It may be noted that case of sub lease is pending in Jharkhand high court and the issue is under inspection. The sub-committee which submitted a report on Saturday found out that land allotted for the purpose to Sakchi Super Center and TK India Real Estate Pvt. Ltd was changed.
On recommendation of Tata Steel the sub lease plots were allotted for commercial purpose. Sub Committee sought information from Tata Steel as to how the beneficiaries were selected and what process was followed.
On March 10 public hearing, several land allottees informed that in several cases and specially in commercial plots several shops and floors were sold.
Response was also sought on the plea of Tata Steel in the lease renewal in the year 2005. Replying to the notice Tata Steel on Saturday demanded 15 days to keep their side. Later, the subcommittee decided to send a letter to the government on request of Tata Steel demanding 15 days .
It may be noted that State revenue and land reform department which had set up a special committee to inquire about the lease land of Tata Steel which the Steel major gave on sub-lease to 59 organisations constituted a sub-committee to inspect the plots.
East Singhbhum additional deputy commissioner Sunil Kumar, Dhalbhum SDO Prem Ranjan and Jamshedpur circle officer Prabhat Bhusan carried out the process of spot verification over a period of three days and saw several flaws in plots allotted on sub lease by Tata Steel.