Peshawar: With the aid of the competent authorities, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Revenue has recovered approximately Rs. 60 billion worth of government land from encroachers in 30 districts throughout the province.
According to information, Hangu district is at the top of the list, with 1143 kanals of reclaimed land valued at Rs238 million. The board and competent authorities in the province capital recovered 668 kanals of land with a market worth of Rs. 39 billion.
Mardan had 322 kanals valued at Rs. 15 billion, Abbottabad had 82 kanals valued at Rs2.57 billion, Dera Ismail Khan had 276 kanals valued at Rs. 2.15 billion, while Nowshera district had 477 kanals valued at Rs. 1.2 billion.
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In the Charsadda district, 326 kanals of land worth Rs. 3.9 billion were recovered, with 71 kanals in Lakki Marwat, 67 kanals in Buner, 66 kanals in Bannu, 34 kanals in Haripur, and 33 kanals in Manshera.
Mr Shah went on to say that two of the tehsils were in Kurram, one each in Bajaur and Khyber, while the remainder were in the former border areas. He said that his department had also established 26 service delivery centres in various regions of the province, with easy access to fard and property transfer services.