Tag: Land Acquisition

Tata project in Ganjam: Odisha govt’s decision to return 206-acre land irks owners
Tata project in Ganjam: Odisha govt’s decision to return 206-acre land irks owners

The government had acquired about 6,000 acres of lands for the setting up of Tata’s mega steel plant in 1995-96.

  • Sunday, 23 October 2022
Tribals Protest Land Acquisition By OCL
Tribals Up In Arms Against OCL’s Mining Expansion Plans In Sundargarh

The Lanjiberna mining expansion proposal of the erstwhile Odisha Cements Limited (OCL) of Sundargarh district hit another roadblock when tribal villagers took out a huge protest rally on Friday

  • Friday, 08 October 2021
Centre approves proposal for Bolangir bypass

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: The Central government on Tuesday approved the proposal for a bypass road in Bolangir with an estimated cost of Rs 190 crore for land acquisition purpose. Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, in a letter to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, informed about the decision. Locals of Bolangir town had been demanding and even staged demonstration […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tribals observe ‘Saheed Divas’ as Kalinga Nagar incident turns 12

Jajpur: Tribals from across the State today assembled at Kalinga Nagar in Jajpur district to observe the 12th anniversary of police firing in which 14 tribals were killed in 2006. For the first time, the anti and pro displacement fronts of tribals made joint arrangements to observe the day. They took out a rally from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nitin Gadkari
Delay in Odisha govt approvals led to tardy progress of 2nd Brahmani bridge: Gadkari

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Replying to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on construction of second bridge over river Brahmani in Rourkela, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said delay in granting statutory approval from Odisha Government including forest clearance and land acquisition has led to non- commencement of project on Birmitrapur-Barkote section of NH-143. In a letter […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tension erupts, Section 144 clamped in Bhawanipur

Bhubaneswar: The district administration on Sunday clamped Section 144 at Bhawanipur’s sector-21 in Rourkela following tension during a land acquisition. According to reports, tension had erupted following opposition raised during the land acquisition for Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP). Two groups are at loggerheads over the issue with one group stressing on utilisation of the land […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Land Acquisition
Land Acquisition For MSME Park Faces Opposition In Sundargarh, 5 Detained

Officials had to opt for police protection as they started land measurement at Rio village as a part of the land acquisition exercise for constructing an MSME park

  • Saturday, 17 July 2021
Land acquisition major challenge in implementation of projects

Bhubaneswar: With at least 44 different major projects under different stages of implementation in Odisha the Prime Minister’s Office today pointed out land acquisition as a major challange which needs to be fixed as soon as possible. The issue relating to the implementation of the projects was discussed at a high level meeting here attended […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha to set up Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authority

Bhubaneswar: Drawing bitter experience from several problems faced during land acquisitions, Odisha government has decided to establish Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authority, a notification for which has already been issued. The authority will be set up in all revenue divisions in the State for speedy disposal of disputes relating to land acquisition, compensation, rehabilitation […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Union Minister Manoj Sinha targets Odisha govt over delay in railway projects

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha on Monday targeted Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government for delay in various projects in the State due to problems in land acquisition. “The Railways has given many projects to Odisha in the past and is dedicated to come up with many more. We have already started work […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Heritage Security Zone Near Srimandir: Negotiation On For Land Acquisition In Puri

Puri: Facing a herculean task, Puri district administration has stepped up negotiations to complete the land acquisition process for development of heritage security zone around Puri Jagannath Temple. Out of the total 185 families, who will be displaced for the mega project, land belonging to 55 families has already been acquired while talks are on […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
VIMSAR Hospital
Land Mafia Rules The Roost As Odisha 'Delays' Land Acquisition For VIMSAR Expansion

Sambalpur: While the State Government is yet to take up the land acquisition process for the expansion of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla, several acres of government land in the area have been allegedly encroached by land mafia. It may be noted that Odisha Health and Family Welfare […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Khurda-Bolangir Railway Project Hangs In Balance

Bolangir: The much awaited Khurda-Bolangir railway project is yet to see light of the day due to the ‘inordinate delay’ in the land acquisition process by the Odisha government. As part of the Khurda-Bolangir railway project, so far, rail line has been set up for only 19 km – from Bolangir to Bichhupali. As per […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
21 Farmers Bury Themselves Neck-Deep In Ground To Protest Against Land Acquisition

Jaipur: Twenty-one farmers, including five women, buried themselves neck-deep in the ground in Rajasthan’s Nindar village on Sunday to protest against the alleged land acquisition by the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) for a housing project. The farmers have been demanding that their lands be acquired as per the amended Land Acquisition Act and compensation awarded […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021