Land component of R&R package for the Polavaram-displaced soon
The State authorities targets handy over to the displaced households land equal to the extent acquired from them for the Polavaram irrigation venture, by the finish of June.
On Wednesday, East Godavari District Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy, Polavaram venture Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) Special Commissioner O. Anand and ITDA-Rampachodavaram Project Officer C.V. Praveen Adithya inspected the Indukurupeta R&R Colony in the Rampachodavaram Agency.
The tribal households from three villages – Kachuluru, Sudda Konda, and K. Gonduru – had been rehabilitated in the colony.
“We are gearing up to hand over the land to the displaced families under the ‘Land to Land’ component of the R&R package, according to which a family is entitled to get an extent equal to the land they spared for the project. Land survey is in progress in order to hand them over dispute-free land,” mentioned Mr. Muralidhar.
“Nearly 75% of the financial package has been paid to the displaced families in the East Godavari Agency. Those attaining 18 years is being considered as a family for the grant of the package (₹6.5 lakh per family) based on the cut-off date fixed in their respective habitations,” mentioned Mr. Muralidhar.
Regarding complaints in the R&R colonies, the ITDA and Revenue officers had been requested to make sure completion of the minor works inside two weeks.