DNA India, Jan 22 2014, Indore:To hear farmers on land acquisition for Scheme 176.
The farmers of five villages near Super Corridor are giving anxious moments to the officials of the Indore Development Authority. The IDA has agreed to hear for the first time the farmers from these five villages in Scheme 176 even though they are being given compensation under new land acquisition act.
They have been asked to submit their claims and objections before the board on February 5. The IDA has launched the scheme spread around 250 hectares in Bada Bangadada, Palakhedi, Limbogari, Bhawarsala and Tigaria Badshah village situated near Super Corridor.
IDA land acquisition officer, Pratul Sinha said that the IDA has agreed to provide compensations to the farmers as per new land acquisition act, 2013. Due to this reason he does not expect much opposition to the land acquisition process.
The farmers likely to demand developed lands or the compensation amount to be sanctioned as this has been delayed for years due to one or other reason.
“As per the provisions of Madhya Pradesh Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam, IDA made announcement of this scheme and also published a release in the newspaper,” said IDA chairman, Shankar Lalwani.
“Only after that we invited claims and suggestions of the land owners to be heard by the board,” Lalwani added.
Land acquisition law: As per the Madhya Pradesh Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam, the development authority may, at any time, declare its intention to prepare a town development scheme in the sub-section (1) while not later than thirty days from the date of such declaration of intention to make a scheme, the authority shall publish the declaration in the Gazette and in such other manner as may be prescribed in sub-section (2). In sub-section (3), not later than two years from the date of publication of the declaration under sub-section (2) the authority shall invite objections and suggestions from any person with respect to the said draft development scheme.
In sub-section (4), the authority shall consider all the objections and suggestions as may be received within the period specified in the notice under sub-section (3) and shall after giving a reasonable opportunity to such persons affected thereby as are desirous of being heard or after considering the report of the committee constituted under sub-section (5) approve the draft scheme as published or make such modifications therein as it may deem fit.