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ACR Leh holds meeting to authenticate GIS-based maps of District/Tehsil for census operation 2021

LEH, June 07: In order to finalise and authenticate GIS-based Maps of District/ Tehsil for Census operation 2021, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Leh, Shabir Hussain chaired a meeting at DC Conference hall Leh.

ACR Leh informed that the agenda of the meeting was to get the hard copy tehsil maps of District Leh authenticated from the concerned charged officers (Tehsildars) which eventually will be used in the ensuing census 2021.

Dr Imtiaz Malik, Map Officer Directorate of Census Operation J&K, UT Ladakh gave a presentation on Authentication of District/Tehsil maps for the planning of Census 2021. He spoke on the jurisdictional changes in Leh District which have been given Demo with Map Authentication with example. This is done in order to ensure complete geographical coverage without overlapping and omission in each census. Map Division prepares maps of every administrative unit at all levels including District, Sub-district (Tehsil) town and village.

The maps were checked by the concerned officers and corrections found were updated on the spot by mapping officers from DCO J&K, UT Ladakh. The meeting was attended by Sub-Divisional Magistrate Nubra/ Durbuk/ Nyoma/ Kharu/ Khaltsi, Tehsildar (Charge Census Officer) Khaltsi/Durbuk/Saspol/Leh and concerned officers.