6×1000 Mwe Nuclear Power Plant of Light Water Reactors at Kovvada


Government of India have issued In Principal Approval In Annexure-F-I-I for setting up of 6 X 1000 Mwe Nuclear Power plant of Light Water Reactors at Kovvada village in Ranasthalam Mandal of Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh.

2. Order were issued in G.O. , to introduce a Policy on Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R&R) for Project Affected Families, 2005. The Govt. may declare by notification in the official Gazette, area of villages or localities/families as an affected zone of the Project and thereupon the contents of this policy shall apply to the project involved Under para 5.1 Chapter–V of the Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy, 2005.

3. In the G.O. , Government of Andhra Pradesh have also sanctioned one Land Acquisition Unit for the purpose of land acquisition for establishment of Nuclear Power Plant at Kovvada, Ranasthalam Mandal of Srikakulam District to take up the works of Land Acquisition for the above purpose.

4. The District Collector, Srikakulam District has stated in his letter fourth (4th) read above, that the Chief Engineer, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd., Hyderabad have submitted a proposal for acquisition of land for an extent of Ac.2436.77 cents in the villages of Ramachandrapuram, Gudem, Kotapalem, Tekkali and Jeeru Kovvada of Ranasthalam Mandal in Srikakulam District for Installation of 6×1000 Mwe Light Water (L.W.) Reactors including the land for Town ship to the NPCIL Employees and land to rehabilitate the Project Displaced Families. He has requested for notifying as ‘Project Affected Zone’ the above villages in terms of Clause 5-1 of Chapter V of G.O.Ms.No.68 of I&CAD (PW) Department, dated 08.04.2005.

5. The Commissioner (R&R), Irrigation & CAD Department has stated in his letter, that NPCIL is a Government of India undertaking and the Project is supported by Government of India and hence the Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R) benefits will be sanctioned as per the provisions of National R&R Policy, 2007 and requested the Government to take necessary action to notify the villages in the Project Affected Zone, as per the National R&R Policy, 2007.

6. After careful examination of the entire matter, Government hereby approve the proposal of the Collector, Srikakulam District to issue notification for the above said project, subject to the provisions of National Rehabilitation & Resettlement Policy, 2007.

Further all acquisition  of  land  / houses done as per Land Acquisition Act, 1894.

Accordingly, the following  notification  shall  be  published  in  the extraordinary issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette dated 02.11.2012.

NOTIFICATION

Under para 6.1 of the National Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy, 2007, the Government of Andhra Pradesh hereby declare the areas of the Villages / families that are likely to be affected fully or partially under the following project:-

Name of the Project                    Name  of the Dist. & Villages

 6 & 1000 Mwe Nuclear                Ramachandrapuram, Gudem

Power Plant of Light Water         Kotapalem, Tekkali and Jeeru Kovvada

Reactors of Nuclear Power                    of Ranasthalam Mandal in Srikakulam

Corporation of India Ltd.              District.

 

S.

   No.

Village Name

Government land details

Private land

Total

Poramboke lands excluding Village  Site/D- Patta Land Village Site

Assigned Land

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

1

Ramachandra Puram         109.01   51.29

237.32

330.04

727.66

2

Gudem

379.78

     0

36.33

0

416.11

3

Kotapalem

 12.77

     0

84.58

156.71

254.06

  4

Tekkali

193.87

 1.60

121.18

117.37

434.01

5

Jeeru Kovvada

 68.08

     0

16.35

0

84.43

Total

763.51

52.89

495.76

604.12

1916.27

A) The following villages for installation of 6×1000 Mwe L.W. Reactors as detailed below:

B) The following are the estimated details of Project Displaced Families and Project effected families, villages-wise:

 

       S.No.

Village Name

Population as per 2011 census House holds Present livelihood

1

Ramachandra Puram

3926

949

Fishing, Agriculture/Agrl. Labour

2

Tekkali

  105

  39

Agriculture/Agrl. Labour

3

Kotapalem and its halmlets

3567

920

Fishing, Agriculture, Agrl.Labour

 4

Jeeru Kovvada

 362

  75

Agriculture/Agrl.Labour.

5

Gudem (uninhabited)

     0

    0

Total

7960

1983

Commissioner, R & R Government of Andhra Pradesh will act as project Administrator.
G.O.Ms.No. 42 Dated 01.11.2012 Read the following:-

1) G.O.Ms.No.68  Irrigation  CAD (PW)  Dept., dated 8.04.2005.
2) Principal Approval in Annexure-F-I-I, dated 08.10.2009 of the Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India in Lr.No.1/S(1)/2007-Power/S-66.
3)  G.O.Ms.No.270, Finance (SMPC-II) Department, dated 27.12.2011.
4) From the Collector, Srikakulam District,  Lr.Rc.No.1104/2010,
G1 dated 20.06.2012.
5) From the Commissioner (R&R), Irrigation & CAD Department,
Rani  Ganj,  Secunderabad, Lr. No. 874/CRR/NPCIL/ SRKLM/
2012, dated 23.07.2012.
6) National Rehabilitation & Resettlement Policy, 2007.

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