Farmers refuse to give up land for phase 2 works of Noida international airport

Farmers refuse to surrender land for section 2 works of Noida worldwide airport

A majority of the farmers have rejected the district administration’s proposal of buying agricultural land for works proposed in section two of the Noida Worldwide airport at Jewar.

The district administration arrange camps in Ranhera village to hunt the consent of farmers to formally start the land acquisition course of for enlargement and improvement of the airport venture. Whereas two runways are already being in-built section one of many venture, a 3rd runway and different supporting amenities have been proposed in section two of the venture.

“A majority of the farmers are in opposition to the administration’s plan as a result of we demand increased compensation, which is 4 occasions the present circle charge, and higher rehabilitation schemes. We additionally demand that our homes in villages shouldn’t be demolished. If that won’t occur, then we is not going to half with our land. To register our protest, we now have refused consent within the type given to us by the administration,” stated Ok P Singh, a farmer from Ranhera.

A complete of 475 farmers from Nagla Hukam Singh have refused to present their consent whereas 20 farmers from the identical village and 12 from Mundhera (an extension of Ranhera) village gave their consent to present their land for improvement.

The administration began taking the consent of the farmers on the camps from January 7.

Land from six villages — Karauli Bangar, Dayanatpur, Kureb, Ranhera, Mundhera and Nagla Hukum Singh– falling underneath the venture space can be used for organising the third runway, and a industrial upkeep, restore and overhaul (MRO) of plane centre for the venture.

The state authorities has handed over 1,334 hectares in Jewar to the Yamuna Worldwide Airport Non-public Restricted (YIAPL) — a 100% subsidiary of Zurich Airport Worldwide AG, which has been included as a particular function automobile (SPV) to develop the Noida worldwide airport — final 12 months. Based on the concession settlement, the federal government has to supply 1,363 hectares to the subsidiary adjoining to the present airport web site for the third runway and additional enlargement.

“If the administration is not going to settle for our calls for, we is not going to let the federal government take our land and demolish our villages,” stated Dinesh Kumar from Mundhera village.

Based on the Proper to Truthful Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, the federal government affords 4 occasions of the present circle charge in rural areas and twice the circle charge in city areas for land taken for improvement.

“Why ought to we settle for two occasions of the circle charge as compensation, which is in opposition to the principles?,” requested Singh.

Further district Justice of the Peace of Gautam Budh Nagar Balram Singh stated, “We are going to comply with laid down guidelines to deal with any state of affairs arising within the land acquisition course of.”



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