'Pattas' issued to JSPL mining displaced

Published: 13th October 2012 01:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2012 01:04 PM   |  A+A-

The mining displaced families of Jindal Steel and Power Limited have been issued Record of Rights over the resettled land within four months of their shifting.

Out of the 169 families resettled in the R&R Colony at Bada Mahitala, 166 families have been issued pattas for their land of 0.10 acre in the colony.

Under the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy of Government of Odisha-2006, each extended family has been resettled over acre 0.10 acre on a construction area of 452 sq.ft which covers facilities like infrastructure, approach road, electricity and water supply, school and temple and their quality of life is being addressed through preventive and curative health camps, sustainable livelihood options, quality education and permanent employment opportunities for each family.

On October 10, the displaced families of Majhi Sahi (Golagadia), identified for mining activities who have been shifted and resettled voluntarily in the R&R colony at Bada Mahitala, have received the RoR from Vice-President (Mines) CK Mitra and Vice-President (CC&CSR), JSPL, PK Hota.

Executive Director, JSPL, Dinesh Kumar Saraogi said “The displaced families are part of our extended family, and issuance of RoR is a big milestone achieved in the process of implementation of the R&R Policy of JSPL.”

PK Hota, V-P (CC&CSR), said, “This has been the fastest process of handing over pattas to the PDFs, as it has been completed within four months with the help of district administration.”

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