Notifications under section 10 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (4) of section 10 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (No. 30 of 2013), the Central Government, hereby, notifies that the acquisition of agricultural land in aggregate for all projects in a district shall not be more than five per cent. of the net sown area in a district determined for the relevant block of 5 years. Provided that the net sown area determined for the block 2014-19 shall be that as on 01st January, 2014 and for subsequent blocks as on the first day of the block (e.g. for 2019-24, it shall be the area as on 01 January, 2019 and so on). Provided further that the area of agricultural land acquired in a particular year shall not exceed 30% of the limit fixed for five-year block.

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