GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Rural Development
DEPARTMENT OF LAND RESOURCES
UNSATRRED QUESTION NO. 3091
TO BE ANSWERED ON 7.12.2010
National Policy on Land Acquisition
3091. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government has formulated the much awaited National Policy on Land Acquisition;
(b) if so, the salient features thereof; and
(c) if not, by when the policy is likely to be finalized ?
MINISTER OF STATE FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI SISIR KUMAR ADHIKARI)
(a) : Government has not formulated National Policy on Land Acquisition. However, with the approval of the Cabinet a National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy, 2007 has been formulated by the Department of Land Resources which has come into effect from 31.10.2007. Some amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 are also being proposed.
(b) &(c): The Salient features of the revised National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy,2007 are enclosed at Annexure.
Annexure referred to in reply to part (b) & (c) of Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 3091 for answer on 07.12.2010.
The Salient features of the revised National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy, 2007 are: