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Govt renames LAWDA as LCMA under J&K Development Act

Srinagar, Nov 03: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday renamed the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) as Jammu and Kashmir Lake Conservation and Management Authority (LCMA).

In an order, a copy of which lies with Kashmir News Service (KNS), the government said that LAWDA has been renamed as LCMA under the Jammu and Kashmir Development Act, 1970 for all purposes of the said Act.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Jammu and Kashmir Development Act, 1970 (Act XIX of 1970), the Government hereby re-name Lakes and Waterways Development Authority constituted vide notification SRO 109 of 1997 dated 27.03.1997 as Jammu and Kashmir Lake Conservation and Management Authority (LCMA) for all purposes of the said Act,” read the order.

The order was issued on the directions of Jammu and Kashmir Lt, Governor, Manoj Sinha.

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