RAJGANGPUR, JUNE 4, 2022
People of Kunchupada village under Keshramal Panchayat who will be displaced in the land acquisition process for expansion of the Lanjiberna limestone mines of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited [DCBL], happily accepted the Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R) scheme offered by DCBL, during a public hearing held today. They also came with certain proposals which would be considered giving topmost priority to the interest of the land losers, assured the Sundargarh district administration and DCBL management.
After hearing the proposals and accepting certain opinions, Sundargarh Sub-Collector-cum-Administrator, Rehabilitation & Resettlement, Abhimanyu Behera, forwarded the same for further action.
Sundargarh Additional SP Surendra Majhi, Rajgangpur Tehsildar & BDO Piyush Lohar, Kutra Community Development Officer-cum-Tehsildar Rabindra Sethi, Rajgangpur IIC Bibatsa Pradhan, Rajgangpur SDPO Dr. Sashank Sekhar Beura and other key administrative officials were among others present during the public hearing held under the supervision of Sundargarh Sub-Collector.
Picture leaflets, booklets and banners in Odia language were distributed among the displaced families.
The land acquisition process for expansion of the Lanjiberna limestone mines of DCBL is going on in a phased manner. Keeping in view the interest of the displaced families of Kunchupada village during the second phase of the land acquisition process, Sundargarh Sub-Collector and Administrator, Rehabilitation & Resettlement had sent the draft R&R scheme to Kukuda, Alanda and Keshramal panchayats vide Memo No. 402, dated 17.05.2022. This scheme abides by Odisha R&R Policy 2006, RFCTLARR Act-2013 and also the standard R&R scheme followed for all displacement in Sundargarh district till date.