Puducherry Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Rules, 2015

The government has notified new draft rules to ensure the right to fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition in the Union Territory. The draft of Puducherry Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Rules, 2015’ has been published, as required by a section of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby. The new draft rules also stipulate that there should be social impact assessment study before the acquisition of the land.