Leaseback Rip-off: Sit Sends Report On 533 Circumstances To Govt | Noida Information

NOIDA: A particular investigation crew (SIT) constituted by the federal government to probe irregularities in allotting land rights by the Larger Noida authority officers despatched a report on 533 such circumstances to the federal government on Tuesday.
The federal government had constituted the SIT in January 2020. Headed by Arun Vir Singh, the CEO of the Yamuna Authority, the SIT was assigned the duty of investigating round 2,000 circumstances of leaseback performed by the Larger Noida authority 12 years in the past.
The SIT submitted its first report back to the federal government in December 2020, nevertheless it was despatched again. The federal government wished the SIT to analyze the circumstances earlier than and after guidelines had been framed for such leasebacks and submit separate reviews. Leaseback refers to giving again ‘abadi’ land to farmers.
Following the mandate, the SIT submitted a recent report on 1,451 circumstances in December final yr. On Tuesday, it submitted to the federal government its report on one other 533 circumstances.
The leaseback rip-off got here below the scanner in 2017 after the then Meerut divisional commissioner, Prabhat Kumar, acquired a grievance and acquired an investigation performed into 10 circumstances in Bisrakh.
The complainant had alleged that advantages of the leaseback scheme had been handed on to outsiders.
The investigation discovered the allegations to be true. It was revealed that many individuals, in connivance with authorities officers, took benefit of the leaseback scheme by forging papers and declaring themselves as natives.
Kumar subsequently despatched a report back to the federal government and demanded that each one leaseback circumstances be investigated by an SIT.
The SIT was requested to search out out if individuals who took benefit of the scheme had been certainly authentic residents of the district. There have been allegations that residents of Delhi, Maharashtra, Nagpur, Bihar, Haryana and Punjab, amongst others, had taken advantages of the scheme utilizing cast papers.
Sources within the authority revealed that the SIT had discovered a number of irregularities in allotting land rights and plots had been certainly leased again to “outsiders” bypassing the principles. The sources stated the position of a number of officers posted within the Noida and Larger Noida authorities then had been discovered to be suspicious.

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