J&K Govt Begins Process To Lease Land For Firing Range In Kargil


The Jammu and Kashmir government has begun process to lease out 71,238 acres land to the Army for field firing and artillery practice in Kargil district.

The state government, in a notification, has asked the public that any objections in this regard may be communicated to the Kargil District Magistrate within a period of two months.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 9 of the Maneuvers, Field Firing and Artillery Practice Act, 1938, a notice is hereby given that the Government of Jammu and Kashmir intends to authorise carrying out of the field firing and artillery practice throughout an area or any specified part thereof for a period of five years,” Principal Secretary to Government, Home Department, R K Goyal, said in the notification.

The state government in October 2017 had extended lease of Army’s field firing and artillery range in Akhnoor area of Jammu by 10 years Read More

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