GUWAHATI, Dec 18 - A delegation of the All Assam Mouzadar Association led by its president Karun Barooah today met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the Brahmaputra State Guest House and discussed a gamut of issues to expedite revenue collection and other land-related issues.
After a threadbare discussion it was decided to incorporate the mouzadars into the district and subdivisional level land advisory committees. Moreover, a decision was also taken to include the mouzadars in the selection committee for the appointment of gaonburhas (village headmen) in their respective districts and subdivisions, an official release said.
Further, it was decided to add the mouzadars to the peace committees so that their role could be used in different societal spectra.
It was decided to set an agenda for coordinated efforts involving Revenue Circle Officers, mouzadars, mandals and others for updating land records in different revenue circles along with expediting the process of revenue collection and classification of lands.
The Chief Minister stressed the need for house-to-house enumeration for setting the land records right along with correcting other reported land-related shortcomings. The meeting decided to bring in positive changes in all other land-related issues in due course across the State.
Sonowal urged the mouzadars to lend a hand in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the region. They reiterated their pledge to strengthen the democratic institutions.