UDHAMPUR: On the directions of District Magistrate , Udhampur Krittika Jyotsna, a team of Revenue and police department headed by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Rafiq Ahmad Jaral today conducted an anti encroachment drive at village Chakhar, Narsoo, Mand and Village Tikri of Tehsil Udhampur to retrieve illegally occupied land. During the drive, 76 kanal 5 Marlas land was restored from illegal encroachers in Village Chakhar, while prime land measuring 20 Kanal was retrieved in village Narsoo, 60 kanal at Mand and 37 kanal at Tikri. Similar anti encroachment drive was carried out in Sub Division Chenani and retrieved 59 Kanal and 11 Marla of State land at prime locations in village Ancha and Batna from encroachers. The sign boards indicating the evicted land as State/Govt land has also been installed at these locations. The encroached land reclaimed is worth Crores of value. Likewise, an anti encroachment drive was also conducted at village khoon of Tehsil Majalta where 65 kanal kahcharai and state land was retrieved at prime locations near Dhar road. The District Administration has activated men and machinery on mission mode to evict the illegal occupants from the state land. The District Magistrate has passed strict directions to the ACR Udhampur and all Tehsildars to chalk out a comprehensive plan and intensify the eviction and demolition drives in collaboration with police and other concerned in the coming days, so that rest of encroached land is retrieved in stipulated time.