Noida: The Noida Authority said that it has removed the encroachment and erased illegal structures on around 14,000 square meter of government land worth Rs 60 crore.
The authority in its statement said that encroachers had occupied around 7,000 square meter of land in Kakrala Khbaspur village and 6,800 square meter in Yakoobpur village.
As per the official statement, there were illegal slum clusters, shanties, temporary houses and small shops in the area, which is under the notified property of the Noida Authority.
Around 50 officials and three earth movers were deployed to carry out anti-encroachment drive which started on Thursday morning.
“The action was taken on instructions of Noida Authority CEO Ritu Maheshwari and is part of an ongoing anti-encroachment campaign in Noida. The land cleared of encroachers and illegal occupation on Thursday is pegged worth Rs 60 crore,” the statement said.