On 15.09.2014, a Central Enforcement Monitoring Committee (CEMC) has been constituted for eviction of the encroachers. The said Committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, Bhubaneswar Development Authority comprising Commissioner of Police, Bhubaneswar, Director of Estates, G.A. Department, Commissioner, BMC and Secretary, OSHB as the members for monitoring the eviction of encroachment.
Under the said Committee, 6 Enforcement Squads have been formed out of which 5 Squads are entrusted to detect encroachments within BMC area and the rest one is entrusted to detect encroachments beyond the BMC area, but within BDA area. Besides this, an Eviction Squad consisting of representatives from G.A. Department, BDA, BMC, Commissioner of Police and other user agencies is entrusted to evict the encroachers from the Government land as per the schedule of eviction programme. Ac.110.000 Government land have been taken over by General Administration Department to its control after eviction of the encroachers.
The total extent of Government land under General Administration Department is 21,511 acres. It has come to notice of Govt. that Ac.478.314 of Government land has been encroached within BMC area.