GUWAHATI, March 16 - Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup Metro Dr M Angamuthu and other senior district administration officials and officers of the forest department and police today carried out an inspection of the Deepor Beel.
Dr Angamuthu said that a thorough survey and removal of all kinds of unauthorised structures at the Deepor Beel will be carried out shortly.
�The administration has also decided on a number of other steps including ban on transportation and earth filling around Deepor Beel area, study of existing land use pattern around the wetland and imposition of strict regulations with regard to any kind of misuse of land in and around Deepor Beel,� he said.
In addition, a team of officials has been constituted to make a proper survey of various areas and to remove all encroachments in their respective zones. The team will start work from March 18.
Two stretches have been identified for the purpose, with special notice being taken of the beel and its fringe areas.
While one is from Jalukbari to Khanamukh, including the fringe and buffer area of Deepor Beel and areas in and around the Assam Engineering College, the other stretch is from Khanamukh to Borjhar, including the buffer and fringe areas of Deepor Beel.