PANAJI: South Goa Collector has issued an order today directing all the Revenue Officers ie. Deputy Collector & SDO’s, Mamlatdars & Joint Mamlatdars of South Goa District to start taking Mundkar cases such as Declaration, Purchase and Appeals on all Saturdays for speedy disposal of such cases with immediate effect.
The officers are also expected to submit weekly progress reports of the hearings in this regards on every Monday.
Mandrem MLA Jit Arolkar had met Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and requested him to appoint a special Mamlatdar to clear pending Kul-Mundkar cases in his constituency on fast track basis.
Speaking to mediapersons, Arolkar said the land of locals is at risk as after Mopa international airport came up, investors from across the country bought lands illegally in Mandrem constituency.
“Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has assured me that he will appoint special Mamlatdar to clear Kul Mundkar cases in Mandrem. Today some investors are buying lands illegally in Mandrem,” Arolkar said.
The MLA said there is an urgent need to fast-track the Kul-Mundkar cases which are pending for the last 30 to 40 years and make changes in the Tenancy Act and Mundkar Act to give justice to the tenants and mundkars, who have got sandwiched between landlords and investors.