Tuesday, July 16, 2024

State Land Acquisition Authority constituted

Nagaland News

Dimapur, April 27: In supersession of Planning & Transformation Department’s Notification dated 29/11/2021, the Government of Nagaland has re-constituted the “State Land Acquisition Authority” with Chief Minister as Chairman; Deputy Chief Minister, Planning & Transformation & National Highway; Deputy Chief Minister, Home & Border Affairs, Minister, Housing & Mechanical; Advisor, Land Revenue ; Advisor, Agriculture; Advisor, Transport; Advisor, Urban Development; Advisor, Geology & Mining; Chief Secretary; Director General of Police; Principal Secretary, Urban Development; Principal Secretary, Power; Principal Secretary, P.H.E; Commissioner, Nagaland; Commissioner & Secretary, Land Revenue; Commissioner & Secretary, Works & Housing; Secretary, Law & Justice; Engineer-in-Chief, NPWD; Chief Engineer, PWD (Housing); Chief Engineer, Power (T&G); Chief Engineer, P.H.E.D; Director, Urban Development; Deputy Commissioner, Kohima as Members and Principal Secretary & Development Commissioner as Member Secretary.
The State Land Acquisition Authority would examine all proposals for land acquisition including compensation for buildings standing in the land to be acquired for the purpose of developmental projects or for public amenities or works of public benefit.
It would decide on the area of land required to be acquired and allotted to various departments and agencies for developmental & public utilities.
It would approve land compensation rates for various categories of land proposed to be acquired.
It would determine additional areas of land to be acquired for use for future developmental projects.
The Authority would review the utilization or otherwise of land acquired and allotted to various departments and agencies which have remained unutilized for more than B(three) years and decide on their cancellation or extension if found warranted.
It would direct enforcement of Building By-Laws and directions for construction of Government Directorates and offices/establishments particularly in the New Capital Complex Area.
It would effect eviction of encroachers of Government land within the State.
It would direct preparation of Master Plans for District Headquarters, Administrative Headquarters and strict adherence to the Master Plans proposed by all concerned.
It would give final approval of the proposals covered under item No. 17 of Second Schedule of Rules of Executive Business, 2020 as decided by the Cabinet in its meeting held on 26th October, 2021.
The jurisdiction of the State Land Acquisition Authority shall extend to the whole State and also cover land and building required to be acquired by the State even outside the State.
(Page News Service)