Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that all the officers of the state will wear smart watches. So that they can be monitored during office hours, where are they. And what time they are coming and going.
Addressing a ‘Vikas’ rally at Sarmathala village in Sohna area of Gurugram district on Saturday, the Chief Minister said, “All government officials in the state will wear smartwatches which will track their activities during office hours as well as mark their attendance. Will serve as a tool to.”
On the Supreme Court’s decision related to forest land, the Chief Minister said that both the notified area under the Forest Act and the land notified under the PLPA (Punjab Land Conservation Act) are different, but due to some mistakes, both the lands have been treated as one. He said that by this scale 40% area of Haryana comes under PLPA. Therefore, the state government has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court in the Kant Enclave case of 2018.
He said the PLPA was aimed at protecting and restoring soil erosion, and was only in force for a limited period. The CM said that if the forest land has been defined, then if the same is implemented, then many buildings in Gurugram and Faridabad will have to be demolished.
A day earlier, the state government on Friday warned that it would demolish all buildings in 11 districts of Haryana, including Gurugram and Faridabad, if authorities remove all structures from “forest land” as per a 2018 Supreme Court ruling.
Along with this, the government has warned that such an exercise could create a “serious and unprecedented law and order problem”.
Expressing its inability to implement the Supreme Court’s decision, the Khattar government on Thursday submitted an affidavit in the court and said it is “beyond our capacity” to implement the apex court’s July order demolition of structures from forest land.
According to the terms of the 2018 judgment of the Supreme Court, the state About 40% of the land is considered forest land.