GO 123 Telangana land acquisition and Right to fair Compensation for Owners


Para 2 (VII) (h) of the G.O. read above, shall be substituted with the following:- “Once the agreement is reached, the Collector after executing agreements in Form-I and II shall publish the details of land owners including others and their respective share in two news papers inviting claims and objections within (7) days of publication of such notification GO 123 Telangana land acquisition”

The words “GO 123 Telangana land acquisition equivalent costs required for rehabilitation and resettlement of willing land owners and others” occurring in Para 2 (viii) of the G.O. M.S. No.123, Revenue (JA&LA) Department, Dt:30-07-2015 be deleted.

GO 123 Telangana land acquisition

In order to expeditiously procure land for public projects, Government deem it fit to come out with a framework that allows the land owners to participate in the development process by willingly sell their land and properties thereon, for a consideration on the basis of an agreement between land owners and the user department/undertaking/society/authority, here-in-after called as Procuring Agency, as approved by the District Level Land Procurement Committee (DLLPC).

2. To procure land from Willing Land Owners and others, the following procedure is prescribed:-

i) The Procuring Agency will inform the District Collector about the land required for public developmental purpose along with necessary details GO 123 Telangana land acquisition .

ii) On receipt of such information, the District Collector will ascertain the willingness of the land owners for sale of land and property thereon.

iii) Subject to getting willingness from the land owners/authorised representatives for voluntarily selling their land and property, the District Collector shall inform about the number of such sellers, extent of land out of total indent, and likely consideration to the Procuring Agency.

iv) On receiving confirmation from the Procuring Agency, the District Collector shall place the matter before the District Level Land Procurement Committee, as constituted below:

(a) The District Collector of the concerned District – Chairperson

(b) The Joint Collector of the District – Member

c) Land Procurement Officer i.e., SDCs/RDO – Convener

d) S.E./E.E. of Roads & Buildings – Member

e) Representative of the Procuring Agency – Member

f) District Registrar – Member

v) The Land Procurement Officer shall place all connected records of enquiry, valuation statements, encumbrances of preceding (12) years and other relevant records duly verified by him before the District Level Land Procurement Committee.

vi) The District Level Land Procurement Committee may take up local inspections, where deemed necessary

vii) Conduct of the business by the District Level Land Procurement Committee will be as follows:-

a) The Chairman shall preside over all meetings of the Committee.

b) The Committee shall hold negotiations with the persons interested or authorized by them.

c) The Chairperson shall fix the date, time and place of the meetings.

d) The Committee may hear any oral/written representations made in respect of any claim/objection by the interested persons or their authorized representatives.

e) The proceedings or deliberations of the Committee shall be recorded/minuted.

f) Agreement in Form-I shall be attested by all the members.

g) After attesting Form-I, the Convener shall obtain affidavits from concerned interested persons on the same day in Form- II.

h) Once the agreement is reached, the Collector after executing agreements in Form-I and II shall publish the details of land owners including others and their respective share in two news papers inviting claims and objections within (15) days of publication of such notification.

i) After receipt of objections/claims, if any, the District Level Land Procurement Committee shall examine and approve the consideration as detailed at para-2 (viii) below, for sale of land by individual land owners.

j) The District Collector shall requisition necessary funds from the Procuring Agency.

viii) The consideration as agreed by the individual land owner/owners and Procuring Agency before the District Level Land Procurement Committee shall inter-alia, include the value of land and property, perceived loss of livelihood, equivalent costs required for rehabilitation and resettlement of willing land owners and others.

ix) Land owner will give an affidavit that she/he will not have any right to further enhancement of consideration finalised by the Committee to any other forum.

x) While determining the consideration, the District Level Land Procurement Committee shall take into account all taxes as admissible under various Central/State/Local Laws.

xi) On signing of agreement, the District Collector shall ensure registration of Conveyance Deed / Sale Deed in favour of Procuring Agency duly making on-line payment of consideration.

xii) The Government may from time to time issue such guidelines or executive instructions as may be deemed necessary.

GO 123 Telangana land acquisition and Right to fair Compensation for Owners


About Pavan

Advocate, Journalist and Founder of Telangana Navanirmana Sena From Mahabubnagar,Telangana State, India Email Me — pavan@tgnns.com

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