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August 25th, 2013
State Government Sets Out to Map Wakf Properties in Andhra Pradesh

The state government plans to take up geospatial mapping of wakf properties in AP. In a joint meeting held recently last Wednesday with officials from National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), AP State Remote Sensing Application Centre (APSRSAC), National Informatics Centre (NIC) and Centre for Good Governance (CGG), the minorities welfare department (MWD) said it will take up electronic and geospatial mapping of the 72,000 wakf properties which include mosques, dargahs, chillas, eidgahs and ashoorkhanas. “The project will begin with a few wakf institutions from the city being electronically mapped on a trial basis. The concerned government agencies will submit a report within 15 days after which the project will go ahead full steam in various districts of the state,” said a MWD official, who did not wish to be nameds. Read More