To make the process of land compensation hassle free and transparent, a special camp for disbursement of land compensation, acquired for Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway, was held here at Panchayat Ghar Rakh Abmtali in Samba.
Today's camp was in continuation of the second phase for disbursement of land compensation in respect of land falling under the alignment of Delhi-Katra Expressway which commenced a month back.
All the details viz. the name of the land owner, quantum of land acquired, amount of compensation assessed were publicly announced. A team of revenue officers led by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ms Anuradha Gupta supervised the exercise of the verification of documents of the land owners at Panchayat Ghar Bagla acquired for DAK Expressway.
It was informed that 112 owners/beneficiaries in the Rakh Ambtali were identified and verified during the camp and later the compensation amount was directly disbursed into their bank accounts.
"Rs 16 crore were disbursed among the 112 owners as per the nature of land acquired during the land compensation distribution camp" informed an official. Assistant Commissioner Revenue Manu Hansa, alongwith Tehsildar, Naib Tehsildar, other field officials besides land owners and locals were also present on the occasion.